Crash

I-70 crash Tuesday afternoon.

UPDATE from Illinois State Police:

Illinois State Police is currently investigating a traffic crash on Interstate 70 Eastbound at milepost 102 in Effingham County. Both lanes of Interstate 70 are currently shut down. All Eastbound traffic is being detoured to Interstate 57 Northbound at the North Tri-level (I 70 E/B MP 98, I 57 N/B MP 163). Please use caution and seek alternate routes. Interstate 70 will be shut down for approximately 4-6 hours.

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Police, firefighters and rescue workers are on the scene of a crash between two semi-trucks in the eastbound lane of Interstate-70 near Teutopolis, just east of the North 1650th Street overpass.

Crews were working to free a person from one of the trucks. A medical helicopter is on scene.

Watch effinghamdailynews.com for updates.

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