1 lane of WB I-70 near Highland open following semi-truck crash - KMOV.com

1 lane of WB I-70 near Highland open following semi-truck crash

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A semi-truck on its side in the Highland, Illinois area Thursday morning (Credit: KMOV) A semi-truck on its side in the Highland, Illinois area Thursday morning (Credit: KMOV)

HIGHLAND, Ill. (KMOV.com) – Only one lane of Interstate 70 near Highland is open following a semi-truck crash Thursday morning.

The crash occurred in the westbound lanes of the interstate near mile marker 27 before 5 a.m.

A News 4 photographer on the crash scene noticed the truck was off the road and on its side in the grass. Signs on the back of truck read “Flammable” and “Corrosive.”

According to the Illinois State Police Department, there were hazardous materials involved in the crash. Officials said they don’t know what kind of hazardous materials are involved or if any are on the truck.

It is unknown if anyone was injured in the crash.

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