Fatal motorcycle accident closes Highway 14 for several hours

According to witnesses an SUV slammed into two motorcycles on Highway 14 on Sunday night, killing one driver, and severely injuring the other.

The Janesville Fire Department says they responded to the accident near the intersection of North Wright Road in Janesville just before 8:00 p.m.

Although the accident remains under investigation, un-confirmed reports were that two westbound motorcycles out of a group of five were struck head on by an eastbound SUV.

One of the motorcyle drivers, an adult male, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The other motorcycle driver, another adult male was transported to Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center after EMS crews initiated Advanced Life Support measures.

US Highway 14 from Harmony Town Hall Road to North Wright Road was closed as of 10:30 p.m. Sunday night.