2 injured, 1 cited after multi-vehicle crash on I-70 in Clark Co.

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Delays on I-70 outside of Brazil have led authorities to suggest taking an alternate path.

CLARK Co., Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — Clark County Sheriff’s Department responded to a three-vehicle crash on I-70 near exit 147 Sunday.

The crash happened just before 5 a.m, one mile east of Marshall at mile marker 148.

According to Illinois State Police, a tractor trailer was traveling west on I-70 when it overturned, losing vehicles and items it was towing and hauling.

Two other semi trucks were unable to stop and hit the overturned semi.

Police said those drivers were taken to Union Hospital.

The driver of the overturned semi was given citations for improper lane usage, operating a commercial motor vehicle without a CDL, no driver’s record of duty status (no logbook), no medical certificate, and failure to comply with an out of service order.

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