Two hurt in fiery crash

Published 03/11 2013 07:54PM

Updated 03/15 2013 04:44PM

IROQUOIS COUNTY -- Two people were taken to the hospital following a fiery crash. It happened in the southbound lane of Interstate 57 near Buckley about 6:30 pm.

Two semis crashed. One rolled and caught fire. The Buckley Fire Department is on scene trying to put it out. All lanes of I-57 have been shut down from Paxton to Onarga.

Temporary detours have been set up. Northbound: I-57 northbound traffic is required to exit at Paxton, milepost 261. Then head East on Illinois Route 9. Proceed North on US Route 45. Upon entering Onarga at the four way stop, head back West on Illinois Route 54 until I-57.

Southbound: I-57 southbound traffic is required to exit at Onarga, milepost 280. Then head east on US Route 54. Proceed South on US Route 45. Upon entering Paxton turn right and head west on Illinois Route 9 until I-57.

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