Three injured in Interstate 57 crash

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ill. (WJPF) – Three people were injured Monday in a three vehicle crash on Interstate 57 in Jefferson County.

It happened just after 6:30 a.m., near the interchange with Interstate 64.

According to Illinois State Police, a 24-year-old Chicago woman, driving a Nissan sedan southbound, rear-ended a pickup truck pulling a camper trailer. The Nissan then crossed the median, entered the northbound lanes, and collided with a tractor-trailer driven by 57-year-old Robert Hess of Goreville

Robert Hess, along with the driver and a passenger in the Nissan were taken to the hospital. The occupants of the pickup truck were not hurt.

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