ST. LOUIS ( -- Emergency crews are on the scene of a three car accident on northbound Interstate 55 east of Edwardsville.

The accident, which happened in a construction zone near the Illinois Route 143 exit, has resulted in all lanes being closed.

The Illinois State Police Department confirmed that a semi-truck and two cars were involved in the crash.

There are multiple serious injuries reported, according to ISP.

All lanes reopened were reopened at 6 p.m.

This isn't the first serious accident in that stretch of road. A semi driver was charged in a deadly accident that killed four in November of last year. Earlier this year, an elderly man sustained serious injuries in an accident on March 30.

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