All lanes reopen after tow truck driver critically hurt in Stevenson Expressway crash

A tow truck driver was outside his truck assisting a semi on the shoulder of eastbound I-55 near Cicero Avenue when another vehicle rear-ended his truck, according to Illinois State Police.

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Two people were hurt, one of them critically, when a vehicle rear-ended a tow truck July 6, 2020, on I-55 near Cicero Avenue.

Two people were hurt, one of them critically, when a vehicle rear-ended a tow truck July 6, 2020, on I-55 near Cicero Avenue.

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All inbound lanes reopened at 8:15 a.m. Monday after two people were injured, one of them critically, in a crash on the Stevenson Expressway near Cicero Avenue.

A tow truck driver was outside his truck about 2:45 a.m. assisting a semi on the shoulder of eastbound I-55 near Cicero Avenue when another vehicle rear-ended his truck, according to Illinois State Police.

The tow truck driver was then hit by his truck, state police said. He and the 33-year-old driver of that vehicle were both taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where the tow truck driver was in critical condition.

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