1 killed; I-64 WB shut down near New Baden, IL

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NEW BADEN, IL (KPLR) - One person was killed in an early morning accident on Interstate 64 Wednesday.  Now all westbound lanes of Interstate 64/40 are shut down near New Baden, Illinois.

The accident happened around 6:00 a.m.   In video from Bommarito Automotive SkyFOX, it appears the semi truck left the roadway onto the right shoulder and slammed into an overpass.

There is debris scattered across all westbound lanes of the interstate.

Drivers should avoid the area.

We will bring you more details as they become available.  Watch Bommarito Automotive SkyFOX