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Watermelon spill closes Dan Ryan onramp

Updated: July 9, 2012 5:17PM

The ramp from the Dan Ryan Expressway to the Stevenson Expressway was shut down early Monday after a semi rolled over and spilled its load of watermelons.

The semi rolled over on the onramp connecting the northbound Dan Ryan (I-90/94) with the outbound Stevenson (I-55) about 12:10 a.m., according to an Illinois State Police District Chicago trooper.

Crews remained on the scene as of 1 a.m. cleaning up the spill of watermelons, the trooper said.

The driver of the semi sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

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