All Lanes Reopened After I-55 Rollover Crash Near Weber Road

Sun-Times Media Wire
September 23, 2019 - 9:21 am

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ROMEOVILLE (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- All lanes of I-55 reopened Monday after a rollover crash in southwest suburban Romeoville.

The single-car rollover happened at about 8:15 a.m. on northbound I-55 near Weber Road, according to Illinois State police. A 53-year-old male driver from Joliet lost control of his Ford Focus, drove off the roadway into the righthand ditch and rolled over numerous times, state police said.

He was extricated from the driver’s seat and taken by helicopter with severe injuries to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, state police said. No one else was inside the vehicle.

All lanes were closed in both directions after the crash, but southbound lanes were reopened by 9:03 a.m., state police said. Northbound lanes reopened by 9:13 a.m., but the right shoulder remains blocked by a tow truck.

State police said the driver was cited for improper lane usage. The investigation into the crash in ongoing, state police said.

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