Car Rear-Ended Semi-Truck on I-80 at Wolf Road: Man Seriously Injured
An eastbound motorist was seriously injured when his car rear-ended a semi-truck on I-80 near Wolf Road.
One man was seriously injured when his white Acura rear-ended a semi-truck at 2:23 p.m. Friday on Interstate 80 near Wolf Road.
New Lenox Firefighters extricated the man, who was pinned in his car. He was taken to Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.
Illinois State Police Master Sgt. Jeff Padilla said the driver of the Acura was eastbound on I-80 when he rear-ended the semi-truck. The driver was pinned under the back of the semi-truck.
He speculated that the semi-truck driver was likely slowing to enter the weigh station.
Eastbound traffic is now moving. One lane has been opened, said Padilla.
The identities of the two involved in the accident have not yet been revealed.