CHICAGO (CBS)– A fiery crash involving a semi-truck and an SUV is causing a backup on I-80 at Route 47.

According to Illinois State Police, a Jeep Grand Cherokee was stopped on the right should of the interstate. When trying to merge back into traffic, a semi truck collided with the Jeep.

The driver of the semi truck died on the scene.

I-80 westbound lanes were closed at Brisbin Road.

This is a developing story.