Semi overturns, blocks eastbound lanes of I-64 in Washington County

WASHINGTON COUNTY — Illinois State Police responded around 7 a.m. Thursday to a report of an overturned semi Interstate 64 eastbound at milepost 53 in Washington County.

The overturned semi is blocking the entire eastbound roadway and eastbound traffic is currently being diverted off the interstate at the Illinois Route 127 Nashville exit.

The Nashville Fire Department and Washington County Sheriff’s Department also responded to the crash.

ISP expects a lengthy clean-up from the crash and reports that ”traffic is a mess.”