CHICAGO (CBS)– All southbound lanes are back open on I-294 near 75th Street after a fatal crash involving two semi trucks Wednesday morning.
Illinois State Police said a truck was stopped due to construction and another crashed into after after failing to stop.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
Police confirmed a 58-year-old man from Montgomery, Illinois was killed in the crash. He was the driver of the truck that failed to stop.
#WillowSprings – ALL LANES OPEN again SB Tri-State at I-55. Earlier fatal crash involving a couple of semis had been here since about 2am. Still heavy past Ogden to I-55. NB seeing delays starting past 95th. pic.twitter.com/VAXLkGalcm
— Jeanette Hudson (@JHudsontraffic) June 30, 2021READ MORE: Woman Pistol-Whipped At CTA Blue Line Stop In Bucktown
A 54-year-old woman was taken to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries.
One of the semi trucks involved in the crash was carrying about 45,000 pounds of dry dog food.MORE NEWS: Hyde Park Summer Fest Canceled Due To Increasing COVID-19 Cases
This is a developing story.