Update 2:16pm

Macon County Sheriff has confirmed on their social media that the road has been cleared and the closed section of Route 48 has reopened.

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DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — Macon County Sheriff’s office is reporting Route 48 is closed by the Route 51 bypass because of a crash.

Around 8:40 a.m. law enforcement posted on social media that northbound traffic onto Route 51 bypass and southbound traffic is being re-routed to Rock Springs Road.

They are asking drivers to avoid that area and seek an alternate route. The Illinois State Police are investigating the crash.