Interstate 70 backed up just west of St. Elmo in Illinois after semi rollover

Illinois State Police (Photo Credit: John Timm)
Illinois State Police (Photo Credit: John Timm)

ST. ELMO, Ill. (WTHI) – Illinois State Police reports Interstate 70 westbound just west of St. Elmo is down to one lane due to a semi rollover.

Officials report the semi rolled over near mile marker 73 and one lane is closed causing traffic issues. Traffic is moving slow and backed up for about a mile.

If you are traveling this way, take U.S. 40 instead.

They are anticipating this to be an issue for about 2-3 hours.