One person was injured in an accident that occurred on Thursday in Marion County.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred on I-57 southbound at milepost 131 at 10:45am on Thursday. The press release states that a semi being driven by 54 year old, Pablo F Pena, of Houston, Texas was traveling southbound on I-57. Witnesses told ISP that Pena then began to swerve erratically, leaving the roadway to the right, and entering the west ditch. The semi then overturned onto its passenger side and skidded for 533 feet before coming to a rest. Pena reported neck and shoulder pain and was taken to Salem Area Hospital.
Pablo Pena was cited for improper lane usage.