I-39/90 near Janesville reopens hours after crash; 1 person injured
JANESVILLE, Wis. — All lanes of Interstate-39/90 at Town Line Road outside of Janesville have reopened following a vehicle crash.
Wisconsin Department of Transportation officials sent a traffic alert Monday morning saying the crash happened around 9:25 a.m. Officials arrived to the scene of a multi-vehicle crash with a fully engulfed semi.
Dane & Rock County TRAFFIC ALERT – All lanes of I-39/90 SB are blocked at US 51/WIS 73 & all NB lanes are blocked at US 14 for a multi-vehicle crash & fire. Major delays approaching in both directions so avoid the area and use an alt route if possible! @WisDOTsouthwest pic.twitter.com/XbnSivEke7
— 511 Wisconsin (@511WI) July 5, 2021
According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, one driver suffered minor injuries in the crash. Officials didn’t say how many vehicles were involved.
All lanes had been closed due to significant cleanup spanning several hundred feet. The lanes reopened at around 6:45 p.m., more than nine hours after the crash happened.
The Wisconsin State Patrol and fire crews from Milton and Janesville responded to the scene.
This is a developing story that will be updated as more information is made available.
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