Police respond to the scenes of two crashes on I-57 on Wednesday night
Police were called to the scenes of two collisions late Wednesday night on I-57 between Champaign and Paxton. The first was a fatal accident that occurred sometime after 11:00 p.m. about 2.5 miles north of the Rantoul exit. There are no details from authorities at this time regarding the exact cause of the collision.
The second accident occurred sometime after the first, this time three miles north of the Market Street exit in Champaign. The injury collision involved a semi-truck rollover, but like the first accident, few details have been released by authorities at this time.
Read more on these developing stories at The News-Gazette, and we will update this page with details as they emerge.