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I-57 Closed after Semi-Truck Collision

Publish Date: 2022, 09, 08

A collision on Interstate 57 has closed all northbound lanes and traffic is being rerouted off the interstate at northbound mile marker 308 exit, according to Illinois State Police. Troopers are on the scene of a crash and have reported that a disabled truck tractor semi-trailer broke down partially in the roadway and was then struck from behind by a second truck tractor semi-trailer. According to ISP District 21, the crash occurred at 4:02 this morning on Thursday, September 8th. This collision occurred on Interstate 57 at mile marker 311 in Kankakee County. Both vehicles involved were truck tractor semi-trailers and both were only occupied by their drivers. The driver of the disabled semi-trailer reportedly sustained no injuries and the occupant of the second semi-trailer was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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