Glue spills in I-80 crash after 3 trucks collide at Briggs Street near Joliet

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Friday, December 18, 2020
Glue spills on I-80 after 3 trucks crash at Briggs Street near Joliet
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Glue spilled on I-80 Friday morning after 3 trucks collided at Briggs Street, near Joliet.

JOLIET, Ill. (WLS) -- All westbound lanes of Interstate 80 were closed Friday morning at Briggs Street for a crash involving three trucks.

At least one person was hurt in the crash that happened about 8:20 a.m. near southwest suburban Joliet, Illinois State Police said in a statement.

A large amount of glue spilled after one of the trucks rolled over in the crash, police said.

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Clean-up is estimated to take several hours.

Westbound traffic was diverted at Briggs Street, state police said. Vehicles can reenter the interstate on westbound Briggs to westbound I-80.

Drivers are being urged to find an alternate route through the area.

Sun-Times Media contributed to this report.