Alabama man taken to the hospital after semi rollover crash that dumped wood on I-64/I-57 interchange on Monday

Alabama man taken to the hospital after semi rollover crash that dumped wood on I-64/I-57 interchange on Monday

MT. VERNON, IL — The Illinois State Police has released details on the single vehicle crash on I-64 near Mt. Vernon Monday that sent an Alabama man to the hospital with serious injuries.

Preliminary investigative details indicate 55-year-old Tony R. Johnson was traveling westbound on the Interstate 64 overpass above Interstate 57 in Dodds Township when it lost control and struck the guardrail on the right side. His semi-trailer overturned onto its side and spilled lumber onto the I-64 overpass and onto the I-57 roadway below.

The crash occurred at 5pm Monday and Johnson was cited for Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident.

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