01STOCK_AMBULANCE_GENERIC2

JANESVILLE

A Janesville woman was injured in a hit-and-run incident after confronting a driver about revving his truck engine.

Janesville police and fire department responded to a hit-and-run incident about 2:20 a.m. Friday at Mineral Point Avenue and North Oakhill Avenue, according to a police news release.

Witnesses and the victim reported a truck revving its engine and squealing tires in the area. The victim tried to stop the driver from making noise, which resulted in an argument. The driver struck the victim and drove off, according to the release.

The victim was taken to Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center for her injuries sustained in the incident.

Witnesses describe the vehicle as a darker colored, older model Chevy truck. It has a lift kit and a broken or burned out parking light. Witnesses gave a partial license plate number of 2883 or 5883, according to the release.

Anyone with information can call police at 608-755-3100 or Janesville Area CrimeStoppers at 608-756-3636.

GazetteXtra.com does not condone or review every comment. Read more in our Commenter Policy Agreement

  • Keep it clean. Comments that are obscene, vulgar or sexually oriented will be removed. Creative spelling of such terms or implied use of such language is banned, also.
  • Don't threaten to hurt or kill anyone.
  • Be nice. No racism, sexism or any other sort of -ism that degrades another person.
  • Harassing comments. If you are the subject of a harassing comment or personal attack by another user, do not respond in-kind. Use the "Report comment abuse" link below to report offensive comments.
  • Share what you know. Give us your eyewitness accounts, background, observations and history.
  • Do not libel anyone. Libel is writing something false about someone that damages that person's reputation.
  • Ask questions. What more do you want to know about the story?
  • Stay focused. Keep on the story's topic.
  • Help us get it right. If you spot a factual error or misspelling, email newsroom@gazettextra.com or call 1-800-362-6712.
  • Remember, this is our site. We set the rules, and we reserve the right to remove any comments that we deem inappropriate.

Report comment abuse