Life-Threatening Injuries Reported in Major I-57 Collision Involving Semis Near Paxton, Illinois


Share post:

Paxton, IL – An early Friday morning collision on I-57 involving two semi-trucks and a passenger vehicle resulted in serious injuries and significant traffic disruption. 

According to Illinois State Police, the crash occurred south of Paxton, with one individual rushed to the hospital facing life-threatening injuries. The investigation revealed that the passenger vehicle collided with the rear of a stalled semi in the right-hand lane, subsequently being struck by another semi. 

This multi-vehicle accident caused both semis and the car to end up in the southbound lanes, leading to the closure of northbound sections of I-57. The situation remains under active investigation.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Lake County, IL – Beach Park Home Invasion Leads to Arrest of Woman, Two Mundelein Men

Lake County, IL - Three people have been arrested following a home invasion in Beach Park, Illinois, on...

Kendall County, IL – Man Faces Charges After Allegedly Stolen Motorcycles Surface on Online Marketplace

Kendall County, IL - A Sandwich resident, 21-year-old Eddie Brown, faces multiple felony charges after an investigation by...

Indianapolis, IN – Late Night Blaze Engulfs Vacant Building on Shelby Street

Indianapolis, IN - In a late-night emergency, the Indianapolis Fire Department swiftly responded to a call at 11:47...

Kankakee, IL – Smoke on the Water: An Ecological Strategy Behind Kankakee’s Langham Island Burn

Kankakee, IL - You may have noticed smoke coming from the Kankakee River on Leap Day. That’s because...