I-39 Semi Crash Near Lostant

Photo Courtesy of Lostant Fire Department

Cleanup of an overturned semi lasted well into Tuesday morning near Lostant.

A 9-1-1 call initially went out just after 11 o’clock Monday night regarding a semi fully engulfed in flames and on its side across both northbound lanes of Interstate 39.  The semi was pulling double trailers and is a total loss.  Northbound I-39 near Lostant was closed as crews cleaned up the scene. 

Despite the severity of the crash, the driver wasn’t injured.  The Illinois State Police are handling the investigation. 

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