From Illinois State Police District 10:
As of 11:20 p.m. (3/22) Troopers are on scene of a fatal traffic crash on I-57 Southbound at milepost 252.5. For the time being drive with caution and expect delays. The right driving lane is closed at this time, but the left passing lane is open.
Troopers are also responding to a separate crash on I-57 northbound near milepost 243, involving a commercial motor vehicle. Again, please use caution if approaching the area, seek a different route if possible.