I-55 shut down near Channahon
October 6, 2013 4:30PM
Updated: October 6, 2013 10:18PM
Southbound lanes on Interstate 55 near Channahon were shut down for nearly two hours Sunday afternoon when at least six vehicles collided.
Eight people were transported to hospitals after the accident that occurred at about 1:15 p.m. at the area where lanes have been closed for a highway maintenance project.
State police said a truck cab and at least five other vehicles were involved in the accidents.
Southbound lanes between U.S. Route 6 and Bluff Roard were shut down after the accident and reopened shortly before 3 p.m., state police said.
From staff reports