Interstate 55 Mulitple Vehicle Crash

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UPDATE --- Illinois State Police say six vehicles were involved in the crash on I-55 between the Chatham and Glanarm exits.

A total of three people were transported to area hospitals with non life-threatening injuries.

Police say the preliminary investigation shows the driver of a white 2011 Freightliner tractor-trailer semi trailer was traveling south on I-55 and struck a white 2012 Ford van from behind, causing a chain collision involving four other vehicles. The driver of the freightliner left the right side of the roadway and overturned onto the passenger side.

The crash remains under investigation.

SPRINGFIELD - Illinois Sate Police say I 55 S/B is closed due to a multiple vehicle accident involving both passenger cars and commercial motor vehicles. I55 S/B traffic is being rerouted at exit 88 onto the frontage road and West to Chatham to route 4 South. From route 4 South to Route 104 in Auburn and East on Route 104 East to I55. Further information will be made available as it is available.

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