Semi Takes Out Overhead Tollway Sign
All lanes were blocked after the semi struck the sign structure
After striking the signs Wednesday morning, a semi truck veered off the road, ripping off the vehicle's side panel.
Updated at 8:10 AM CST on Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012
A semi-truck hit an overhead sign Wednesday morning on eastbound I-80/I-94, slowing traffic to a standstill.
All lanes were blocked after the truck struck the sign structure, completely bringing it down just east of Ripley. After 6 a.m., one eastbound land was open, forcing a half-mile delay.
After striking the signs, the semi veered off into a ditch, ripping off the vehicle's entire side panel.
No major injuries were reported.
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Published at 6:32 AM CST on Apr 4, 2012