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I-70 Onramp Closed After Tanker Crash
UPDATED March 6, 1:27 p.m.
The access ramp to westbound I-70 from northbound I-57 in Effingham County is closed due to a tanker crash. The tanker was carrying non-hazardous materials.
Illinois State Police say the driver was injured. No word on the extent of injuries.
Police estimate the ramp will be closed until about 6 p.m. Access to I-70 westbound is still available from the I-57 southbound split. Traffic on I-57 and I-70 is not affected.