1 horse killed in crash on I-57 in Franklin Co., IL

FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A tire on a pickup truck pulling a horse trailer detached from the truck, causing a crash in Franklin County, Illinois on Nov. 9.

According to Illinois State Police, it happened around 5:45 P.M. in the southbound lanes of Interstate 57 near mile marker 73.

Brandii Turner, 31, of New London, Missouri was driving the truck when a rear tire came off causing her truck to jackknife. The truck went off the road and the trailer overturned.

There were five horses in that trailer that were all thrown from it.

A truck semi-truck behind Turner hit one of those horses, killing it.

All north and southbound lanes were shut down in the area for about 45 minutes so investigators could clear the scene.

Turner had to go to the hospital for treatment of her injuries.

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