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Multiple People Airlifted After Janesville Accident

Officers in Janesville responded over the weekend to a serious traffic accident. The Janesville Police department says that authorities responded just before 3:30 Saturday afternoon to the area of Highway 51 and Knilans Road. According to the police, a minivan crossed the center line and hit a pickup truck with two occupants head on while traveling northbound.Two patients had to be freed from a vehicle and two medical helicopters were requested to the scene. One patient was flown to a Madison hospital, while two other individuals were transported to local hospitals. It is not known if alcohol was a factor in the accident, and the crash remains under investigation. Highway 51 was closed for about three hours while authorities investigated.