Rollover Truck Crash Kills Driver at I-355 and I-80 Near New Lenox

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Illinois State police and New Lenox Fire Protection District firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday January 30, 2018 to Interstate 355 and Interstate 80 to a report of a rollover truck crash.

Rescue crews on arrival discovered the driver of a semi-tractor trailer was ejected and killed Tuesday afternoon after his vehicle rolled over a concrete barrier on the right shoulder of the ramp at Interstate 355 to eastbound I-80 in New Lenox, according to Illinois State Police.

A passenger in the truck was transported to a local hospital with injuries initially believed to be non-life threatening.

The ramp from SB I-355 to eastbound I-80 remained closed to traffic during accident investigation and vehicle recovery as late as 6:30 p.m.

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