Two Semis Slide off I-70

Marshall, IL - The harsh weather is still taking a toll on the roads and highways, causing two semis to slide off I-70.

On Friday night, police and fire crews out of Marshall Illinois responded to the slide offs just before 8:30 PM. The semis traveling westbound on I-70 and slid off near the Marshall exit.

One semi jack-knifed into a ditch, while the other overturned onto its side. Both accidents happened just within a few hundred feet from each other.

Firefighters were attempting to rescue the driver in the overturned semi; the other driver was unharmed.

Police officials re-routed traffic for most of the night and urged extreme caution to other drivers to drive safe when traveling on the highway during winter conditions.

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