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More Details Released Regarding Saturday’s Semi Crash on I-57 in Franklin County

BENTON – Illinois State Police responded around 2:40 Saturday afternoon to the northbound side of I-57 at milepost 75 in Franklin County regarding a crash involving a semi with a trailer.

Preliminary reports indicate the semi drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a grouping of trees with the front passenger side of the semi. The trailer the semi was hauling overturned onto the driver’s side while traveling through the ditch embankment.

ISP says no injuries were reported. No further information is available at this time.