Accident causes major Tri-State backup

January 16, 2008 7:09:55 PM PST
An accident involving a semi on I-294 near 95th Street caused massive delays Wednesday.The accident had the southbound lanes at a standstill at one point. Later, two lanes and the shoulder reopened.

The accident involved a semi, which overturned, and two other vehicles. Emergency crews freed the semi driver from the truck's cab. They were on scene for more than three hours.

There were confirmed injuries but the extent was unknown. The cause of the crash is unknown.

Northbound lanes were also delayed.