CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — A car crashed into a ditch Wednesday morning on I-57.
It happened near the Illini Prairie Rest Stop on southbound I-57. That’s between Tolono and Pesotum.
The southbound lanes are closed.
Officials say cars can exit onto Monticello Road, go east, and then south on Illinois Route 45. They can then re-enter I-57 further down south near Pesotum.
Officials say the delay can last 2-3 hours.
There’s no word yet on whether anyone is hurt.
UPDATE: Illinois State Police said around 1 p.m. that the southbound lanes have reopened and traffic is resuming. Troopers add backups may occur as traffic returns to a normal pattern.