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Alabama Semi Driver Injured in Rollover Crash on I-64/I-57 Interchange in Jefferson County

MT. VERNON – An Alabama man was involved in a semi crash in Jefferson County Monday afternoon.

According to Illinois State Police, the crash happened at 5 p.m. when 55-year-old Tony R. Johnson of Mobile, Alabama was driving his semi with trailer west on the I-64 overpass above I-57 in Dodds Township when he lost control and struck the guardrail on the right side. The semi overturned onto its side and spilled lumber onto the I-64 overpass and onto the I-57 roadway below. Johnson was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries.

Johnson was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.