Update, 1:20 p.m.: Police are reporting that all lanes are open again on I-55 following the jackknifed truck accident.
Original post, 10:25 a.m.
Illinois State Police are on the scene responding to a jackknifed semi-trailer on I-55 south just north of Route 6, according to police.
One lane remains open as of just after 10 a.m., but police are urging drivers to use caution in the area. No injuries have been reported.
"Also, remember to slow down, and
change lanes away from all emergency vehicles conducting duties with their
emergency lights activated," police said in a press release. "Also, if motorist decide
to drive during these conditions, we ask that they please drive cautiously and
have warm clothing, food and water, in their vehicle in case they become
stranded. We are doing our best to
attend to all stranded motorists as quickly as possible."