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A box-truck driver escaped injury just before 8:30 a.m. on Thursday morning after going through a guardrail at the Mt. Vernon Interstate 57 exit 95. Mt. Vernon Police Department, the Illinois State Police and Mt. Vernon Fire Department responded to the accident, which happened in the northbound lanes on the highway. A small leak of fuel was reported, and fire officials stated the fuel was overflow from the fuel tank.