1 dead in crash involving multiple semis on I-55 near Wilmington

WILMINGTON, Ill. — At least one person is dead in a crash involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 55 near Wilmington Thursday morning.

Illinois State Police said three semis and two cars were involved in the crash, which happened on northbound I-55 at Lorenzo Road. Northbound lanes of I-55 will be closed for an extended period of time as crews clean up the crash. As a result, traffic is being rerouted off onto Illinois Route 113.

There’s no word yet on how the crash happened.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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