Overturned Semi-Truck Causes Road Closure on Wilmington-Peotone Road in Wilmington


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Wilmington, IL – An overturned semi-truck on Wilmington-Peotone Road has prompted a road closure today, November 20, 2023, starting at 12:50 pm. 

The incident, affecting the stretch from Route 53 to Riley Road, has led the Wilmington Police Department to advise motorists to seek alternative routes and avoid the area. 

The department emphasizes the importance of not driving around traffic cones or public safety vehicles at the scene. Offenders will be cited and must still find a different route. 

Efforts are underway to manage the situation, and further updates will be shared as they become available.


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