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.