Construction worker hurt on the interstate

By Heartland News

FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A construction incident on Interstate 57 just south of Benton tied up traffic in the northbound lanes Tuesday morning.

According to Trooper David Sneed with the Illinois State Police, a construction crew was off loading some equipment near the 68 mile marker around 8:30 Tuesday morning. As they were doing that, the truck that was holding the equipment rolled over on its side.

A construction worker was hurt when that truck rolled over, according to Trooper Sneed.

Traffic was still moving slowly in the northbound lanes. Crews are on the scene working to clean the area up.

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