ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Illinois State Police say to avoid northbound Interstate 55 in the Metro-East, due to a major accident.

Troopers say a commercial vehicle and seven others are involved, near the Route 143 exit in Madison County.

Helicopters were brought in to transport victims to hospitals.

Again, that crash is on northbound I-55 at 143 in Madison County, Illinois. All northbound lanes are closed.

Traffic is begin diverted onto Interstate 70.

Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

More From CBS St. Louis

Weather
Download The App
Watch CBSN Live

Listen Live