ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. – Several crashes occurred overnight ahead of a busy travel day.

According to reports, a car drove off the roadway on Interstate 255 in St. Clair County just before 4:00 a.m. The driver was taken to a nearby hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

Around 5:30 a.m., the two right lanes of I-255 southbound near milepost 17 were closed for investigation. FOX 2 will update this story with more information as it becomes available.