Crash Backs Up Traffic on I-57 Friday Afternoon

Crash Backs Up Traffic on I-57 Friday Afternoon

JEFFERSON COUNTY — A crash Friday afternoon backed up traffic northbound on Interstate 57 in Jefferson County.

According to an Illinois State Police press release, 58-year-old Jody Zahner of Deatsville, AL was driving northbound on I-57 pulling a RV. At about 2:30 p.m., Zahner lost control of the vehicle and traveled off the roadway into the center median. The RV separated from the truck and overturned in the left northbound lane of I-57. The northbound lanes of the interstate were reduced to one lane around mile marker 90 for about an hour and a half.

No one was injured in the crash.