Distracted Driving Causes Semi-Rollover Crash on I-57 in Williamson Co.

Distracted Driving Causes Semi-Rollover Crash on I-57 in Williamson Co.

Williamson Co. – Northbound I-57 was backed up for several hours last night following a semi-rollover crash near mile marker 57 in Williamson Co. According to a release from the Illinois State Police, the accident happened when the driver of the semi, 26-year-old Zachary Daughtery of Huntsville, TN became distracted inside of his vehicle. He told police that he had reached for something in the cab, causing him to lose control of the vehicle, leaving the roadway and overturning. One lane remained open while crews removed the semi and it’s cargo from the road. Daughtery was uninjured, and was charged with unlawful use of a cellphone.

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