One Injured in I-57 Crash in Franklin County

One Injured in I-57 Crash in Franklin County

FRANKLIN COUNTY – Two people were involved in a single-vehicle injury crash on northbound I-57 at mile marker 69 in Franklin County Wednesday morning.

According to Illinois State Police, the driver was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to a preliminary investigation report, just before 8, a vehicle going southbound on I-57 drifted off the road surface and was pulled into the median ditch in a construction zone.

The vehicle struck the crash barrels of the center bridge support. The vehicle continued on and struck a field disc.

After striking the disc, the vehicle spun and crossed the northbound lanes of traffic striking the right side bridge support.

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