Tow truck operator struck by vehicle on NB I-55 at Cicero

Chicago News

CHICAGO — All lanes on northbound Interstate 55 at Cicero Avenue have reopened after a person was struck by a vehicle early Monday morning.

Just before 3 a.m., a tow truck operator was changing a tire on the interstate when he struck, according to Illinois State Police.

The tow truck operator was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition. Another person was also hospitalized with minor injuries.

The right two lanes of I-55 were blocked for several hours while authorities investigated the crash, but they have since reopened.

No other details were available.

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story said the tow truck operator was struck by a semi truck. He was struck by a vehicle. WGN regrets the error.

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