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: Mayor Lightfoot Delays General Iron Permit To Move To South Side Over EPA Concerns
Two northbound lanes are closed at 79th Street as crews work to clear the crash. Delays are expected.READ MORE: Chicago Night Clubs Gear Up For Looser COVID-19 Restrictions As State Prepares To Enter Bridge Phase
Traffic is being diverted at 95th Street.MORE NEWS: Saint Joseph Catholic School Principal On Administrative Duty After Former Teacher Charged With Child Sex Crimes
This is a developing story.