Cattle Truck Involved in Crash on I-70 East of Altamont

Cattle Truck Involved in Crash on I-70 East of Altamont

EFFINGHAM COUNTY — Illinois State Police troopers and other emergency agencies remained on the scene of a crash that left a cattle truck in the median of Interstate 70, approximately three miles east of Altamont.

ISP reported the crash at 5:44 a.m. Wednesday morning. At that time, both left lanes eastbound and westbound were closed, but the driving lanes were open in both directions.

There’s been no word as to whether the driver was injured, but several heads of cattle were killed in the incident.