By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (CBS) — A serious accident snagged traffic on Interstate 55 in Will County during the afternoon rush.

The two-vehicle accident involved a semi-trailer truck on I-55 in Romeoville.

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Illinois State Police said they were called at 4:20 p.m. to I-55 at Joliet Road. The vehicles were traveling in the left lanes when traffic began to slow down, and one rear-ended the other, state police said.

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A passenger in the car was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries, state police said.

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Around 4:39 p.m., the left and center lanes on the southbound side of I-55 were shut down. The shutdown lasted about 21 minutes.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff