Multi-Vehicle Crash, Including 9 Semi-Trailer Trucks Crash, on I-80 Near Ladd, Illinois


Photos from multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 near Route 89. See more photos from Ladd Fire Department Facebook album December 12, 2010.

Ladd Fire Department and the Illinois State Police responded to a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 near Route 89 and mile marker 71. No serious injuries were reported, but extrication was reported (number of extrications unknown). Nine semi-trailer trucks and 16 other vehicles crashed. Some of the trucks severely damaged.

The driver who was trapped in his truck was carrying a semi-trailer loaded with bags of ice-melt. One of the photos shows a pile of bags of ice melt on the roadway.

Four-foot drifts and reduced visibility closed I-80 west of Peoria. Interstate 55 was also closed near Springfield, Illinois.

Another crash occurred just before noon in Hampshire in Kane County at Route 72 near French. A 3rd Alarm EMS box was requested for the crash.

A crash also occurred on Interstate 55 at the 227 Mile Marker about 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Multiple ambulances responded to that crash. is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at