Car crash backs up traffic on I-57 northbound Thursday
Illinois State Troopers are on the scene of a crash blocking both lanes of I-57 northbound at milepost 217 as of 3:45 p.m. Thursday.
The crash occurred between Tuscola and Pesotum and has traffic backed up for miles.
Traffic is slowly getting by on the right shoulder, but expect delays as the truck tractors and boat trailer will need to be towed from the scene, according to officials.
Drivers are urged to use caution when driving through the area.