CHICAGO (CBS)– One person was seriously injured in a crash involving two semi trucks on I-294 at 79th Street.
According to Illinois State Police, a semi truck was rear ended by another semi truck just before 4 a.m. Tuesday. A person had to be removed from one of the trucks and is now suffering life-threatening injuries.READ MORE: Family, Monks From Around Country Gather At Buddhist Temple To Remember Jessica Vilaythong, Bank Teller Stabbed To Death In River North
Two northbound lanes are closed at 79th Street as crews work to clear the crash. Delays are expected.READ MORE: 6-Year-Old Girl Shot On West Englewood Porch, Suffers Graze Wounds
Traffic is being diverted at 95th Street.MORE NEWS: CTA Orange, Green Line Service Partially Halted, Loop 'L' Trains Snagged After Man Jumps In Front Of Train At Roosevelt, Dies
This is a developing story.