I-55 Shut Down Near Route 30 After 8 Cars and Tractor-Trailer in Accident: State Police

Southbound I-55 lanes were shut down near US Route 30 after eight cars and a tractor-trailer were involved in an accident in the area, Illinois State Police said Friday.

A medicav chopper was called the scene of the accident near Joliet which occurred sometime around 5 p.m. Up to 10 people are reportedly injured.

One person was airlifted to an area hospital for serious injuries, police said.

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