Traffic backed up on I-57 after motorcycle crash - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Traffic backed up on I-57 after motorcycle crash

A helicopter landed on the interstate to take someone to the hospital. (Source: Carly O'Keefe) A helicopter landed on the interstate to take someone to the hospital. (Source: Carly O'Keefe)
FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

Traffic was backed up Friday morning on the southbound lanes of Interstate 57 after a motorcycle crash.

The crashed happened around 10 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-57 between West Frankfort and Benton.

At least one motorcycle was involved.

A helicopter landed on the interstate to take someone to the hospital.  No word on that person's condition.

Traffic was backed up for miles, but the lanes reopened about 10:50 a.m. and traffic was moving slowly.

Stay with Heartland News and kfvs12.com for updates.

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