I-57 Crash

I-57 Crash

Illinois State Police have released information about the crash on I-57 Tuesday afternoon that sent a local person to the hospital. According to reports, the crash happened just before 3:30 Tuesday afternoon when a semi failed to slow down for a construction zone. That semi hit another, pushing it into a car driven by 80-year-old Samuel Payton of Hopkins Park. Payton was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the semi that caused the crash was ticketed by state police for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

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