Yorkville – Two people who suffered serious injuries were taken to area hospitals following a two-car crash that happened at 5:13 p.m. Saturday.

The car crash happened at the intersection of Highway 20 and North Raynor Avenue. The intersection was shut down for about four hours, according to a press release by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department.

The driver of a sedan was traveling southbound when they failed to yield at a stop sign. The driver of a pick-up truck, who was traveling westbound, crashed into the car on the driver’s side. Rescue workers from the Union Grove-Yorkville Fire Department and Racine County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene.

Flight for Life took one of the drivers to Froedtert Memorial Hospital. A passenger in one of the vehicles was also taken by ambulance to an area hospital. The driver of the other vehicle did not report any injuries, according to the press release.

All of the names of the people involved in the crash are being withheld by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department. Alcohol and drugs are not believed to have been a factor in the crash.

Racine County Eye has reached out to the Racine County Sheriff’s Department seeking more clarification on who was taken to the hospital.

The crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol, who mapped the scene.

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