DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — State police responded to a single semi accident Wednesday.
It happened about 1:30 am, on I-57, southbound, Mile Marker 211.
Authorities say 44-year old Thurman Southern, III, of Chicago Heights, was driving when his rig ran off the road, hit a concrete guard, entered an embankment and struck a drainage culvert.
Upon impact, the truck caught fire. No one was hurt. Southern was cited for improper lane usage.