Two vehicle crash partially closes interstate

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(UPDATE) Officials with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said I-57 is back open.

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Interstate 57 between Arcola and Mattoon is partially shut down after a crash between a car and a semi. It happened at mile marker 197, a few miles south of Arcola.

Illinois State Police said the semi caught fire, and crews were called to put it out. They said there were non-life threatening injuries.

Southbound is being rerouted at Arcola. One lane going northbound is open. Drivers are asked to use caution in the area, and to use a different route if possible.

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