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Jackknifed semi blocks traffic on northbound Tri-State Tollway

Updated: March 10, 2014 8:34AM



A semi-trailer truck jackknifed on the Tri-State Tollway, snarling northbound traffic during Monday’s morning commute.

The semi jackknifed across the Tristate Tollway just north of Grand Avenue about 6:45 a.m., according to Illinois State Police Master Sergeant Carlita Joe.

One northbound lane had been reopened to traffic as of 7:40 a.m. No injuries have been reported.

Joe said the semi is carrying plastic beads, which have spilled onto the Tri-State. State troopers and the Chicago Fire Department are on the scene.



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