Traffic Crashes


A southern Illinois man was seriously hurt when two tractor trailers collided near the Chester Bridge on Thursday.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 52-year-old James Klump of Ullin was taken to St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

One person is in a St. Louis area hospital after a four-vehicle crash in Jackson County.

Jefferson Co. Fire Protection District

Illinois State Police say tractor-trailers collided Tuesday morning on Interstate 57 in Jefferson County.

Troopers say the accident occurred at 10:23 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the interstate at milepost 85.

The person killed in a two vehicle crash in Washington County on Tuesday has been identified.

Illinois State Police say he is 58-year-old John Frye of Freeburg.

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A Williamson County teenager was killed when an Amtrak train hit his vehicle in Jackson County.

A Metro East man died in a three-vehicle crash Tuesday morning on Interstate 57 in southern Illinois.

Illinois State Police say 57-year-old Wayne Maxwell of O'Fallon was pronounced dead on the scene of the crash in the northbound lanes of I-57 at milepost 47.

Illinois State Police say one person is dead following a traffic crash involving 3-semis on Interstate 57.

Troopers say at around 9 a.m. Thursday in the south bound lanes at Mile Post 82, say two of the semis were heading south approaching slowed traffic due to crews working on an overturned vehicle at Mile Post 79.

Four semis were involved in a traffic accident on Interstate 57 Thursday afternoon.

Illinois State Police say the four vehicles were traveling north in the right lane on I-57 north of milepost 43 in Williamson County.

A snow covered portion of Interstate 57 in Williamson County resulted in multiple crashes.


A single vehicle crash in Williamson County Thursday morning ended when the vehicle overturned and landed in a private pond.

Franklin County Emergency Management Agency

No one was injured in a fiery crash early Monday morning on Interstate 57 in southern Illinois.

Illinois State Police are investigating a crash this morning along Interstate 57 that killed one person and injured two others.

A Correctional Officer from the Marion County Sheriff's Department has been killed during a motor vehicle accident.