WEST FRANKFORT – A semi crash happened early this (Thursday) morning on northbound I-57 in Franklin County.

According to Illinois State Police, around 12:40 a.m., a semi hauling a semi-trailer was going north on I-57 at mile marker 68 when for unknown reasons, the semi swerved to the right, struck the guardrail and ran off the roadway coming to a stop in the tree line.

The driver was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries.

ISP says no further information is available at this time.