Man injured after car hits semi on I-57

Man injured after car hits semi on I-57

FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A car collided with a tractor trailer on Sunday morning on Interstate 57 in Franklin County. The driver was sent to an area hospital with injuries.

It happened shortly before 8:25 a.m. at mile marker 69.

According to Illinois State Police, a 25-year-old from West Frankfort was driving his car southbound on I-57. He lost control of the vehicle and his tire blew out.

The car traveled down the median into the northbound lanes and collided with a tractor trailer.

The car's driver was taken to Heartland Regional but was later released.

ISP was assisted by the Franklin County sheriff's office, West City Police Department, Benton Police Department, and the West Frankfort Fire Department.

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