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Beloit man crashed into Janesville police car, officials say

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Shelly Birkelo
May 6, 2013

JANESVILLE—A Janesville police sergeant avoided serious injury after a Beloit man, who was fleeing police, tried to hit the department’s patrol vehicle head on with his car early Monday morning, Rock County officials said.

What started as a hit and run accident in the town of Beloit ended in a crash at 1:10 a.m. Monday morning on South River Road under the Highway 11 bypass, according to a Rock County Sheriff’s Office news release.

According to the release:

Pablo D. Cruz-Ramirez, 20, Beloit, was arrested on charges of first-degree recklessly endangering safety and was issued the following citations: operating while intoxicated, operating while suspended, open intoxicant in a motor vehicle, operating left of center line and a seat belt violation.

He also will receive other citations from the Town of Beloit Police Department for the hit and run crash that happened in their jurisdiction.

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