November 21, 2009 (MONEE, Ill.) --One person is dead and at least two others injured in an accident involving eight vehicles in south suburban Monee.It happened Friday night in the northbound lanes of I-57 near the Monee-Manhattan Road exit. Preliminary reports say the collision occurred after a semi-truck tractor trailer failed to observe a traffic stop.
One man was pronounced dead on the scene. Another man was airlifted to a hospital in critical condition. And another person is in serious condition.
The accident closed the northbound lanes of I-57 for more than five hours.