Crash Shuts Down Stevenson At Des Plaines River Bridge

HODGKINS, Ill. (CBS) — The outbound Stevenson Expressway was shut down Thursday morning near the Des Plaines River bridge, after a vehicle rolled over and caught fire.

WBBM Newsradio Traffic reports the crash happened near the Des Plaines River bridge sometime during the mid-morning hours, and all outbound traffic was blocked at the scene.

By 10:49 a.m., the right lane and shoulder were back open.

In the wake of the accident, the outbound Stevenson was jam packed from 1st Avenue to the bridge. A gapers block also snagged the inbound side.

There were no details available on injuries in the crash.


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