Rockford Scanner™: Fatal Accident In Beloit, Still Developing

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From our friends at Beloit scanner: Just before 10 PM tonight there is a serious automobile accident in the Beloit area.

A van has slid under a semi in the area of Freeman Parkway and Milwaukee.

Injuries are being reported,  reported to be unresponsive.
Unconfirmed reports are saying this is a fatal accident.

This is still developing please avoid the area

Update:  1 person in the van is confirmed fatal. State Recon is on scene

A fatal accident that occurred at 9:46 p.m. Saturday is under investigation at the intersection of Milwaukee Road and Freeman Parkway in the City of Beloit.

Two vehicles were involved, a semi truck and a minivan. The driver of the minivan, a 56-year-old man, was pronounced deceased on scene. His name is not being released at this time. The driver of the semi truck was uninjured. No other individuals were involved in the accident.

The Wisconsin State Patrol completed the accident reconstruction and the investigation is ongoing. Witness statements advised that the driver of the minivan was headed westbound on Milwaukee Road when he ran the red light and then hit the semi truck.

-Sarah Millard, Director of Strategic Communications

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