Truck carrying carrots overturns on I-294 exit in Hodgekins

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HODGKINS, Ill. (AP) _ Illinois State Police says a semitrailer carrying 39,000 pounds of carrots overturned on a highway exit in the southwest suburbs.

State Police says a Wisconsin man was driving his truck too fast at about 4 p.m. Monday when it overturned onto the left ditch just past the I-PASS tollbooth from 75th street toward northbound Interstate 294 in Hodgekins. The driver was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

WLS-TV reports that the overturned truck blocked two lanes of traffic.
Information from: WLS-TV.

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