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I-57 crash cleared in time for rush hour

Updated: February 9, 2013 6:18AM



Traffic on northbound Interstate 57 was backed up Monday afternoon because of a multivehicle accident near the 159th Street exit ramp, according to Illinois State Police, but all lanes were open by 4 p.m. for the evening rush hour.

Two cars were involved, and there were no serious injuries, police said.

The accident happened about 2:30 p.m. Only one northbound lane was open, and the 159th Street exit ramp from the northbound lanes was closed.

Staff reports



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