Semi-rollover shuts down I-74

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CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Troopers say no one is hurt after a semi-truck crash early Wednesday morning on I-74.

A press release from Illinois State Police say it happened around 3:15 a.m. near St. Joseph.

A semi-truck heading west ran off of the road, police say. It then overturned and lost a portion of its load, the report continues.

The roadway was closed for about 3 hours due to lane blockage and debris clean up.

FIRST UPDATE: CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Troopers say one lane of I-74 has reopened after a semi-truck crash near St. Joseph.

However, they add recovery work is still taking place on the right shoulder of the west bound lanes.

State police ask you to use caution when traveling through the area.

ORIGINAL POST: CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) —A semi-truck rollover shut down interstate 74.

The westbound lanes of interstate 74 are closed near St. Joe.
State police say a semi rolled over and is blocking both lanes at this time.

They suggest you take a different route if you’re heading in that direction.
We will continue to keep you updated on when the interstate opens back up.

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