MONEE, IL – A significant traffic disruption occurred on Friday morning when a semi tractor-trailer overturned in the median of I-57 near Monee. The incident took place just before 8:30 am, causing substantial delays for motorists in the area.
According to officials from the Monee Fire Protection District, the accident happened on the northbound side of the interstate, close to the rest area. The semi, carrying a substantial load, flipped in the median, obstructing at least one lane of traffic.
At this time, there is no information available regarding the condition of the driver or the cause of the crash. Authorities are actively investigating the incident.
As a result of the accident, traffic has come to a standstill. Commuters are advised to avoid the affected area until further notice.
Stay tuned for more updates on this developing story.