Tanker rollover crash on Elmhurst Road could close ramps to I-90 for 10 hours

DES PLAINES, Ill. — A rollover tanker truck crash on the overpass of I-90 at Elmhurst Road may keep ramps to and from the expressway closed into the evening rush, according to the Illinois Tollway.

The crash involving an overturned tanker truck happened around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday on Elmhurst Road above the Jane Addams Tollway in Des Plaines. The crash caused a chemical leak from the tanker and was contained around 11 a.m., but Hazmat teams are still cleaning up.

The Illinois Tollway said in a tweet that the ramps to and from I-90 were expected to be closed for about 10 hours due to the earlier crash.

Des Plaines police said they would update the public via their Facebook page.

 

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