KANKAKEE COUNTY, Ill. (WLS) -- A "bad accident" on I-57 in Kankakee County has shut down southbound lanes Friday afternoon, according to the sheriff's office.
The accident is near mile marker 317, the Kankakee County Sheriff's Office tweeted just before 4 p.m.
Authorities are asking drivers to avoid the area if possible.
No other information has been released at this time.
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