I-80/94 crash in NW Indiana involving 3 semi-trucks spills meat, salt on road

MUNSTER, Ind. (WLS) -- A crash on eastbound I-80/94 involving three semi-trucks has caused a massive traffic backup Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred just after midnight Tuesday as a truck trailer full of meat was on the shoulder of the eastbound lanes of I-80/94 near Indianapolis Boulevard when it was hit by a semi-truck carrying 40,000 pounds of salt hit the trailer and rolled over.

The trailer with meat spilled out on the road and the truck carrying salt also lost its load.

A third truck was involved in the crash but did not lose its load.

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Only one minor injury was reported in the crash.

Traffic coming eastbound from Illinois was being diverted off at Calumet Avenue. All lanes were reopened shortly before 8:30 a.m.
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