I-70 closed by early morning tractor-trailer wreck

News-DemocratApril 14, 2014 


Eastbound Interstate 70 was closed in the Highland area Monday morning after an accident caused a semi truck to overturn on the roadway.

The crash happened at just before 1:30 a.m. and sent the truck driver to the hospital, according to the Illinois State Police. Information about his condition has not been released.

Traffic on the interstate was reopened in time for the morning rush hour. Police said the cause of the crash is under investigation.

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