Publish Date: 2023, 04, 20
VERMILION COUNTY, IL — A semi-truck overturned Thursday morning, closing a section of Interstate 74 in east Oakwood, according to WCIA.
The accident occurred in a single-lane construction zone on the eastbound side of the interstate just before 7:00 a.m.
By 7:30 a.m., Illinois State Police had one lane temporarily reopened as crews worked to to remove the overturned vehicle.
Shortly before 10:25 a.m., the eastbound lanes of the interstate was blocked once more during the removal. Motorists were forced to divert onto U.S. Route 150, but were able to merge back onto the interstate near West Danville.
By 1:35 p.m., all eastbound lanes were reopened to traffic.
We do not know at this time if anyone suffered injuries in the crash. Should additional details come to light, this news blog will be updated.