Mt. Vernon Register-News

March 12, 2014

Interstate 64 accident causes traffic problems


WOODLAWN — — An early morning accident on Interstate 64 at the 70 mile marker has closed the eastbound lanes.

The lanes are still closed, and eastbound traffic on the highway is being diverted at the Woodlawn exit to Illinois Route 15. According to reports, traffic is now backed up on Illinois Route 15 from Woodlawn Road to Mt. Vernon.

More details will be released as they are discovered from law enforcement and emergency responders.