TROY, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- A four-vehicle crash including an overturned semi shut down the westbound Interstate 70 ramp to southbound Interstate 55 in Troy, Illinois Monday morning.
Around 5 a.m., Illinois State Police said a tractor trailer jack-knifed on the ice-covered ramp.
Moments later, a second semi crashed into the tractor trailer causing it to overturn. Police said a sports utility vehicle was also struck during the collision but the driver was uninjured.
Powerhouse Skyzoom 4 spotted a semi truck split in half, partially in the grass. Emergency crews arrived on scene and quickly shut down the lanes.
The driver of the jack-knifed semi was airlifted to an area hospital with serious injuries. A passenger inside the truck was also taken to a local hospital.
Police said another car slid off the icy ramp and struck the guardrail.
The Interstate 70 westbound ramp to Interstate 255 will be shut down around 5:20 a.m. and was reopened at 11:30 a.m.
A spokesperson from IDOT reported multiple crashes in the area due to slick road conditions.