Fatal crash on NB I-294 near 111th in Alsip; major traffic delays in area

ALSIP, Ill. -- A fiery multiple vehicle crash involving a semi has been confirmed a fatality.

The accident happened around 5 a.m. Monday on the northbound Tr-State Tollway near 111th in Alsip.

One person has been confirmed dead.

Major back-ups and delays have been reported in the area -- travel times on NB I-294, from I-80 to I-55, are over an hour currently.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.