Details on the accidents, as well as any injuries, is limited at this time. According to media sources, there were multiple crashes involving five semis. The cause of such crashes is not publicly disclosed at this time. However, the primary crash was a “chain-reaction” crash, after which one truck driver was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville after complaining of head pain.
At least one of the semis burst into flames.
It is unknown as to what other accident injuries resulted from these truck accidents.
Additional details concerning these Lake County truck accidents can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the February 6, 2018 NBC Chicago article (with video) titled “Multiple Semis Involved In Fiery Crash Near Gurnee,” the February 6 Daily Herald article (with crash scene photo) titled “Lanes reopen on southbound I-94 in Lake County” and the February 6 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Crashes and fire on Tollway near Gurnee shut down eastbound traffic for hours.”
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