Several injured in 3 crashes on I-57 near 119th Street

Eight people were injured in a rollover crash involving five vehicles on northbound I-57 near 119th Street. Two other drivers were injured in a secondary crash on southbound I-57.

Eight people were injured in a rollover crash involving five vehicles on northbound I-57 near 119th Street. Two other drivers were injured in a secondary crash on southbound I-57.

PHOTOS: Several injured in 3 crashes on I-57


Illinois State Police said emergency crews were responding to a two-vehicle rollover crash blocking the right lane of northbound I-57 around 2:30 a.m. Monday, when an SUV struck an ambulance. Another vehicle was also involved in the crash.

State police said another crash occurred on southbound I-57 around 3:20 a.m. One vehicle crashed into the back of another after a driver slowed to look at the scene in the northbound lanes.

Ten people were taken to local hospitals. Authorities said none of their injuries were life-threatening.

Investigators are looking into the cause of each crash.
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