SHELBY COUNTY, IL-(Effingham Radio)- One person was injured in an accident that occurred on I-57 on Sunday morning.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred on I-57 northbound at milepost 169 at 1:00am.
The report states that a semi tractor-trailer driven by 40 year old, Jason W Cantrall was traveling northbound on I-57 near milepost 169.
Cantrall reported to authorities that he took his eyes off of the roadway and when he looked up, he was leaving the roadway.
The semi then entered the east ditch, overturned on its passenger side, and came to a rest.
Cantrall was taken to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
He was cited for improper lane usage and failure to wear seatbelt.