Dozens hurt in 85 vehicle pileup between Beloit, Janesville

Published: Jan. 27, 2023 at 1:27 PM CST
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JANESVILLE, Wis. (WIFR) - At least 85 vehicles were involved in a massive pileup Friday on I-39 N/90 W in Janesville.

A crash around 12:30 p.m. Friday on I-39 N/90 W shut the stretch of road down for nearly three hours. Traffic was at a standstill while first responders tried to render aid.

A representative from Beloit Memorial Hospital said at least 27 patients were treated Friday from the crash. Wisconsin State Police (WSP) say at injuries were all non-life-threatening.

WSP blocked both directions of traffic to assess the damage and transport motorists for treatment. All lanes were re-opened after 7 p.m. Friday.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. 23 News will update this story as information is confirmed.

23 News captured video of the backup via live stream: