Lanes closed for crash on I-55 near Lemont Road

SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE - Southbound lanes of Interstate 55 were closed Tuesday night when three vehicles crashed near west suburban Darien.

The crash happened just after 6 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-55 north of Lemont Road, according to Illinois State Police.

A preliminary investigation showed a 2016 GMC struck a semitractor-trailer, bounced off and struck another semitractor-trailer, causing it to roll on its side, state police said. The driver of the GMC and the driver of one of the semitrailers was taken to a hospital. Their conditions were not available.

The right shoulder was opened to allow traffic through the area, police said. Drivers headed south could also exit at Cass Avenue.

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