‘Multiple Injuries’ In FedEx Truck Crash Near Tinley Park
TINLEY PARK, Ill. (STMW) — Multiple people were hospitalized after a FedEx truck and another vehicle crashed early Sunday in Interstate 80 near south suburban Tinley Park.
The crash happened about 3:20 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-80 near South La Grange Road, according to Illinois State Police.
The FedEx truck had two trailers, police said. It has not yet been determined which driver was at fault.
Multiple people from the vehicle were taken to Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet, police said. The driver of the FedEx truck was not injured. Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene.
The westbound lanes of the interstate were closed for more than an hour following the crash, but were opened as of 4:45 a.m., police said.
Illinois State Police are investigating.
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