Jackknifed Semi Spills Fuel, Blocks Interstate Traffic

Crash happened at about 3:45 a.m. on outbound I-90 at Addison Street

View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    CapturedNews

    A jackknifed semi closed all but one lanes of northbound Interstate 90 for about two hours Tuesday morning.

    The single-vehicle accident occurred about 3:45 a.m. on outbound I-90 at Addison Street, according to an Illinois State Police spokesman. The driver of the semi sustained "non life-threatening" injuries.

    All but one lane of northbound I-90 was closed until about 6:10 a.m. as crews worked to clean a fuel leak from the vehicle.

    Illinois State Police were investigating the cause of the crash.

    News breaks at inconvenient times.  Download one of the NBCChicago mobile apps and have the news come to you. Watch live streaming newscasts, receive critical push notifications on the go and stay in touch with your city around the clock.