EFFINGHAM, IL-(Effingham Radio)- We have reports of an accident on I-57SB/I-70WB.
Motorists are encouraged to use caution and seek an alternate route as authorities are on scene.
We will update this story as more details become available.
UPDATE 8:10PM: According to a report from the Illinois State Police, police are investigating the crash that occurred on I-57SB/I-70WB at milepost 161.
The right lanes are currently closed, but traffic is able to pass by in the left lane.
The report states that heavy traffic backups and long delays can be expected and lane closures are expected to be resolved within the next hour.