Car crashes into back of semi truck trailer on I-55, leaves one dead
WILL COUNTY, Ill. - One person was killed when a car rear ended a stopped semi truck trailer on I-55 in Will County early Wednesday.
Illinois State Police says the fatal crash happened on I-55 southbound near milepost 252 around 1:22 a.m. Southbound lanes were closed for about five hours for investigation.
All lanes were back open by 6:10 a.m.
Following the investigation, police found both vehicles were traveling southbound on I-55. The semi was stopped due to intermittent lane closures for construction when car hit the rear end of the semi trailer.
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The driver and sole occupant of the car sustained life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead.
There is no further information available at this time.