Accident On I-70 In Fayette County


Illinois State Police responded to an accident at 4:11 P.M. Thursday, at westbound mile marker 71 on I-70 in Fayette County.

Police report a Freightliner semi truck ran into the rear end of an International semi truck. A Ford passenger car ran into the rear end of the freightliner and another passenger car ran into the rear end of the Ford. This caused the freightliner to leave the roadway and enter the center median.

The driver and passenger of the freightliner were taken to Fayette county hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries and the driver was transported to St. John’s Hospital in Springfield with incapacitating injuries.

No other driver or passenger involved in the accident was injured.

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