Serious Vehicle Crash in Antioch; Route 173 Near Converse Rd with Entrapment and Fire After a Police Pursuit from Genoa City, Wisconsin

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Police and firefighter/paramedics from Antioch responded about 7:34 p.m. Sunday October 20, 2019 to a report of a serious crash with entrapment and vehicle fire at Route 173 west of Converse Road and the Fox River. Initial reports indicate a police pursuit occurred before the crash, traveling approximately 8 miles from Genoa City, Wisconsin to the crash site in Antioch.

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Fire dispatch indicated a vehicle fire with entrapment with one person inside the vehicle and two total patients. Antioch Engine 211’s crew on arrival indicated a vehicle off the roadway, fully involved with fire, west of Converse Road in Fox Lake’s fire district by 7:40 p.m. Police were attempting to extinguish the vehicle fire with extinguishers before firefighters arrived.

A third ambulance was requested by 7:43 p.m. Firefighter/paramedics on scene reported three patients at the scene.

The crash was also reported on Waze. The crash was located about 1500 feet west of Converse Road. A tanker truck was also requested to the scene to assisted with extinguishing the vehicle fire.

The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.


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Police Pursuit crash Antioch map view.

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