Truck carrying carrots overturns on I-294 exit in Hodgekins
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.