70 WB to 55/70 ramp is closing and authorities are reporting it will be closed for some time. This is where that overturned tractor trailer crash is and also the slick overpass reports @fox2now #ILtraffic— Monica Adams (@MonicaAdamsTV) December 2, 2019
TROY, Ill. – A multi-vehicle crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer has closed the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 westbound ramp to southbound Interstate 55 in Troy, Illinois. The accident happened around 5:20 a.m. Monday morning. Bommarito Automotive SkyFox flew over the scene where a semi-truck overturned and split in half on the westbound ramp to I-55 NB. There was huge debris in the east and westbound lanes of the interstate following the crash. We are told one person is trapped as of 6:28 a.m., however, no injuries have been reported at this time. It is unclear how long the lane closures will last. Authorities have not released any further details released about the incident. The cause of the accident has not been determined.