One dead, two injured in crash on I-90 near Belvidere

All lanes were reopened at noon on Wednesday.
Published: Aug. 10, 2022 at 9:57 AM CDT
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BELVIDERE, Ill. (WIFR) - One person is dead Wednesday and two have been rushed to the hospital in a multi-vehicle crash on the Jane Addams Memorial tollway near Johnson Road in Belvidere.

Just after 6:30 a.m. Illinois State Police dispatched to I-90 west near mile marker 26 for a crash involving two semi-tractor trailers and a minivan.

Two people were transported to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. One person succumbed to fatal injuries sustained at the scene.

All three westbound lanes of I-90 near Johnson Road were closed during the investigation. State police reopened one lane around 10:30 a.m. to relieve backed up traffic; other lanes reopened at noon.

Diversion of westbound traffic is underway at Route 23 for extended lane closures.

This story is developing, and more information will be released as it is confirmed.

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