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Main Street crash

Main Street is shut down between Fourth and Seventh streets following a fiery crash overnight. Police were called to the area about 2:40 a.m., and found a two-car crash. One car was on fire, and a vehicle had struck a building. Two people were taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries.


This is is the information the Racine Police Department released this morning:

Today, February 6, 2016 at approximately 2:37 am, officers, along with the Fire Department and Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of 5th Street and Main Street for the report of a motor vehicle accident that struck a building, with a vehicle on fire and people trapped inside. Upon officers arrival they located a two vehicles on scene, one rolled over engulfed in flames.

Two people were subsequently transported to Wheaton Franciscan Hospital with serious injuries.

Due to the seriousness of injuries, Major Crimes Unit, Traffic Unit, and State Patrol were all activated.

Racine Police investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may have about this incident. Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7756.

You may also contact Crimestoppers with your anonymous tips at (262) 636-9330, or by texting RACS plus the message to CRIMES (274637) and referring to Tipsoft I.D. #TIP417 with your text message.


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