Fiery Crash Shuts Down Interstate 55 Near Suburban Joliet

At least two semi-trailers are on fire after the crash

At least one person is dead in the crash and one is seriously injured. Stay tuned to this link for all the latest updates. 

All lanes of Northbound Interstate 55 near Route 129 are blocked after a fiery crash involving multiple semi-trucks on Thursday afternoon.

According to state police, the roadway is closed between Route 129 and Lorenzo Road near Wilmington on the northbound side, which involved at least two semi-trucks and at least two passenger vehicles. 

Both trailers are burning, and fire crews are on the scene trying to put out the blaze. 

At least one person has been injured, but their condition is unknown at this point. 

Illinois State Police are diverting traffic off of the roadway and onto Illinois Route 129 in Wilmington. 

Stay tuned for updates on this developing story.

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