BELOIT, Wis. (WTVO) — Three people were injured Friday morning in a collision between 7 cars and a semi truck this morning on I-39 southbound near Beloit.
The crash happened around 7:40 am just south of Beloit.
Police say a 2004 Honda Accord, driven by a 35-year-old man from Madison, was traveling in the wrong direction, heading northbound in the southbound lanes of I-90/I-39, where he struck a Chevrolet Silverado, and an Acura TLS before additionally hitting a Subaru Crosstrek, Ford Escape, a Lexus LL, Honda Civic, and finally, a semi tractor.
Individuals in the Accord, Silverado, and Acura were taken to the hospital.
Police say all occupants were wearing seatbelts and no alcohol was involved.
I-39/90 south was completely closed beyond I-43 as investigators worked to extricate one victim from a vehicle.
Police say three people were transported to the hospital for their injuries, while two were treated at the scene. No serious injuries were reported.
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