ST. CLAIR COUNTY, IL (KTVI) – The Washington Park Fire Department responded to an accident on I-64, near mile marker 5 Monday evening that involved an RV towing a minivan. From the scene you can see two vehicles were involved in the accident. A witness says an RV lost control, hit a pole, and caught fire when it left the interstate going down a steep embankment.
FOX2 reporter Vic Faust reported that two bodies were recovered and taken from the scene.
The accident caused traffic to be backed up for hours, with some lanes still closed.
An investigation is ongoing.