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Chain-reaction crash that closed I-70 Sunday fatal for one driver

The interstate crash that closed down a section of highway in Effingham County yesterday was a fatality for one of the drivers involved.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY UPDATE: I-70 in Effingham County at MP 81

Both lanes of Interstate 70 Eastbound at milepost 81 (Effingham County) are currently shut down due to a multi-vehicle traffic crash. Traffic is being diverted onto U.S. Route 40 at Interstate 70 Eastbound at milepost 76 (St. Elmo exit). Traffic is being rerouted from U.S. Route 40 onto Interstate 70 Eastbound at milepost 82 (Altamont). IDOT is on scene assisting with traffic control. Interstate 70 will be shut down for approximately three hours. Please use caution while traveling through the area.

Liquid on road causes motorcycle wipeout in Beecher City

A Shelbyville man was injured in a motorcycle accident this afternoon caused by liquid on the road.

EFFINGHAM COUNTY: You get a Roadside Safety Check this month

ISP will conduct Roadside Safety Checks (RSCs) in Effingham County during September.

DUI charged in single-vehicle crash north of Edgewood

A young Arcola man has been cited for alcohol-related offenses following an early-morning crash today in Effingham County.

Alleged DUI driver crashes with kids in car near Effingham

A driver from Effingham is alleged to have become unruly following what authorities believe was a DUI accident with kids in the car late last night.

Passenger injured in two-vehicle interstate accident

A woman from Michigan was the single casualty in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 this afternoon.

District 12 Effingham announces August special patrols

The patrols are presented here as well as the specific counties in which they’ll be held.

Driver falls asleep, drives into semi-trailer in interstate crash

Only minor injuries were reported in a crash early this morning that could have been disastrous for one driver and others on the interstate in Effingham County.

ISP DISTRICT 12: Activity and enforcement in July

Troopers in District 12, which includes Clark, Clay, Crawford, Cumberland, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Lawrence, Marion, and Richland counties, answered 244 calls for service and initiated 1,689 incidents in the field.

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