28 vehicles involved in pileup crash on Interstate 39, southbound remains closed south of El Paso, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Sat, 02/19/2022 - 8:49am
Accident Date: 
Thursday, February 17, 2022

Part of Interstate 39 still closed after crash involving dozens of vehicles

Dozens of vehicles were involved in a crash on Interstate 39 south of El Paso, Illinois Thursday afternoon. Nineteen commercial motor vehicles (CMV) and nine passenger vehicles were involved in the property damage crash.

I-39 reopens after multiple crashes

Several CMV loads spilled on and around the roadways, state police said. At the request of troopers, 12 tow trucks were called to the scene Thursday night for road cleanup. 

I-39 entirely open after pileup near El Paso Thursday

What's believed to be a 100 – plus vehicle pile up occurred at Milemarker 9 around 3:15pm Thursday. 

Type: Car Accident

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