Two people taken to hospital after I-57 crash

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Two people were sent to the hospital after a 2-car crash Tuesday morning.

It happened on I-57 about four miles south of Tuscola. State Police said a driver quickly slowed down and tried to get to the shoulder because a tire was deflating. Another vehicle hit them from behind, drove off the median and caught fire. The car that was hit drove off the road and stopped in the ditch.

Both drivers are expected to be okay.

ORIGINAL POST: DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Troopers with Illinois State Police are warning drivers that northbound I-57 is down to one lane because of a traffic crash.

It happened Tuesday morning at milepost 208.5, which is around four miles south of Tuscola.

Troopers are asking drivers to use caution when traveling through the area and to seek an alternative route until the blockage has been cleared.

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