FRANKLIN COUNTY (WSIL) — Illinois State Police are working a crash scene on I-57 in the northbound lanes.
The Southern Illinois Fire Incidents Facebook page reported a five-car pile-up with extrication needed. The crash happened in the northbound lanes at mile-marker 64 just south of the West Frankfort exit.
There was a second incident about a half-mile south of the first one involving a truck on fire.
Google Maps is showing traffic at a standstill in the northbound lanes.
You should avoid that area until further notice.