West Beltline Closed Wednesday Afternoon After Serious Crash

MADISON, WI – The West Beltline near South Towne is down to one westbound lane following a crash late this morning. The preliminary investigation indicates a minivan and a car both attempted to change to the middle lane at the same time. One was coming from the inside lane, the other from the outside lane, and they collided. The impact sent the minivan skidding on its side with a passenger partially ejected from the van while it was still moving. The passenger suffered significant injuries. The drivers were not seriously hurt. The investigation is ongoing at this time.