Wrong-way driver hits semi on I-255 in Collinsville

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COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI)- A woman was injured in a wrong-way accident overnight in Collinsville. It happened around 1a.m. on I-255 near Horseshoe Lake Road.

Illinois State Police say the woman was driving south in the northbound lanes of  the interstate when her car crashed into an empty tanker truck and overturned.

She was taken to a St. Louis hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The truck driver was not injured.

Police hope to have all lanes of I-255 reopened before the morning rush.