Northbound lanes of I-55 in Springfield closed due to semi rollover

SPRINGFIELD - Illinois State Police say the northbound lanes of Interstate 55 near mile post 91 were blocked Monday morning due to a truck-tractor semi-trailer rollover.

Authorities say the rollover happened at about 8:37 a.m.  According to a preliminary investigation, police say the truck-tractor drove onto the west shoulder, attempted to correct, and rolled onto its left side.

Authorities say both northbound lanes were closed as a result of the rollover, with traffic being diverted to Stevenson Drive.  The lane closure lasted about 2 hours.
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