***UPDATE 1:12pm: Traffic still backed up both northbound and southbound lanes. However, Southbound lanes are NOW OPEN. Use caution if you’re headed that way.
Troopers are on the scene of a crash blocking both lanes southbound at I-57 milepost 236. Just north of I-72 interchange. A truck is on it’s side in the lanes and another is in the median. Use caution as fire department and police are headed to the scene.
Southbound traffic is going to be re-routed onto I-74. Expect delays. Traffic on I-57 is at a stand-still near milepost 236. The crash is between I-74 and I-74 on I-57.
Northbound passing lane is blocked at I-57 milepost 236. Traffic northbound is backing up. All lanes southbound are still blocked.