Driver rams into semi on I-57, causing backup - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

Driver rams into semi on I-57, causing backup

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WSIL -- Traffic is flowing again on Interstate 57 following a crash just after 5:00 p.m. at mile marker 46.

Illinois State Police reports that the driver of a tractor trailer, Louis Fontanez, 41, of Lexington, Nebraska, was stopped in traffic waiting to enter the weigh station on I-57 when the driver of a Chevrolet Silverado ran into the back of the semi.

That driver, 26-year-old David Keith of Belton Kentucky was flown to Deaconess Hospital in Indiana with incapacitating injuries.

Fontanez was non-incapacitating injuries.

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