Four hospitalized following head-on crash in Beloit

Beloit police vehicle

BELOIT, Wis. — Beloit police are investigating a head-on collision that hospitalized four people Friday morning.

Authorities said the driver of a GMC Yukon was traveling southbound on Prairie Avenue at the same time a Dodge Durango was traveling northbound on the same road. According to a Facebook post from the Beloit Police Department, the driver of Yukon failed to navigate a curve in the road, crossed into traffic and collided with the Durango.

The driver of the Yukon and an adult passenger were both transported to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. The driver of the Durango and a child passenger were also hospitalized for their injuries.

Officials did not share any other details about the condition of those injured.

Police said speed is believed to be the main cause of the crash. The driver of the Yukon will be cited for unreasonable and imprudent speed, crossing the centerline, operating after revocation and operating a motor vehicle without insurance, according to the post.