1 killed in semi crash on I-55 in DuPage County, Illinois State Police say

2 northbound lanes closed near Lemont Road, ISP says

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Tuesday, November 1, 2022
1 killed in I-55 crash: ISP
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One person was killed in semi crash in DuPage County, Illinois State Police said. Some northbound lanes are closed near Lemont Road

DUPAGE COUNTY, Ill. (WLS) -- One person was killed in a west suburban Interstate 55 crash on Tuesday afternoon, Illinois State Police said.

The crash happened near Lemont Road in DuPage County at about 12:19 p.m., police said. A Dodge passenger vehicle slammed into the back of a truck tractor semi-trailer.

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One person was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The victim's identity has not been released.

The right two lanes of the I-55 northbound near Lemont Road have been closed since 12:30 p.m. for an investigation, police said. Traffic in the area is moving slowly.

Police did not immediately provide further information about the crash.