Northbound lanes of Bishop Ford reopen at 159th after crash

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (WLS) -- All northbound lanes of the Bishop Ford Freeway were closed at 159th Street for a serious crash, Illinois State Police said. They were reopened around 6:20 p.m. on Friday.

State police said traffic was diverted off the highway at 159th Street. The accident involved two vehicles and happened around 1:45 p.m.

At least one person was injured and was taken to a local hospital for treatment, police said. The circumstances surrounding the crash were not immediately clear.