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Coroner called to Interstate 80 crash

MORRIS – The Grundy County Coroner was called to an accident at about 12:20 p.m. on Thursday after a vehicle versus pedestrian accident in the westbound lanes of Interstate 80, according to scanner traffic. The incident occurred at about the 112 mile marker, about a mile west of Brisbin Road.

Westbound lanes were closed and traffic was being rerouted using Brisbin Road and U.S. 6 through Morris.

Illinois State Police District 5 is advising travellers to avoid the area.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.