EB I-55 cleared after serious accident causes traffic jam - KMOV.com

EB I-55 cleared after serious accident causes traffic jam

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This wreck on 55/70 is causing major traffic issues near Maryville, Illinois. Credit: KMOV This wreck on 55/70 is causing major traffic issues near Maryville, Illinois. Credit: KMOV
Traffic accident on I55 near Maryville, IL Traffic accident on I55 near Maryville, IL
Eastbound lanes of Interstate 55/70  are blocked near Exit 15 in Maryville, Illinois due to a crash, according to IDOT. (Lauren Pozen, KMOV) Eastbound lanes of Interstate 55/70  are blocked near Exit 15 in Maryville, Illinois due to a crash, according to IDOT. (Lauren Pozen, KMOV)
Lauren Pozen, KMOV Lauren Pozen, KMOV
MARYVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

UPDATE: All lanes of EB I-55 are now open following a serious accident.

EARLIER:

Eastbound lanes of Interstate 55/70  are blocked near Exit 15 in Maryville, Illinois due to a crash, according to IDOT.

Police said at least two semi trucks and a passenger car were involved in the accident. At least one person suffered injuries, but the extent of those injuries are not known.

Collinsville fire officials say the interstate will be closed for a while.

Travel delays are expected.

A camera on IDOT website shows the crash site with multiple vehicles involved. 

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