Traffic was tied up early Monday at the intersection of Illinois 157 and West Main Street, between Belleville and East St. Louis, after a car crashed into a building.
The accident happened at about 3:30 a.m. on the West Main Street side of Illinois 157, according to police reports.
A sedan could be seen with its front end driven through the front window of a one-story office at in the 10600 block of West Main Street. A power pole was down across the trunk of the car and an Ameren Illinois crane was attempting to lift the pole off the vehicle at about 7:30 a.m.
There was no immediate word about what caused the crash.