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Tractor-trailer accident on I-55/70 in Collinsville causes major delays

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – The Illinois State Police closed southbound Interstate 55 in Collinsville following an accident Monday morning involving two tractor trailers.

The accident took place around 11:30 a.m. between mile markers 10 and 11.

The interstate was covered in debris from one of the semi-trucks. Traffic was diverted onto Route 157.

One southbound lane was reopened to traffic around 2:15 p.m.

Fortunately, no one was injured.

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