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A crash involving a car and two semis on the Tri-State Tollway near south suburban Hazel Crest Friday afternoon. | Patrick Peterson/ For Sun-Times Media

Three-vehicle crash temporarily closes part of Tri-State

A crash involving a car and two semis temporarily closed multiple lanes of the Tri-State Tollway near south suburban Hazel Crest Friday afternoon.

A car traveling northbound on the Tri-State in the far left lane near the ramp to westbound I-80 hit a semi about 12:30 p.m. while trying to change lanes, according to Illinois State Police. That semi then swerved to the right and hit a second semi.

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A crash involving a car and two semis on the Tri-State Tollway near south suburban Hazel Crest Friday afternoon. | Patrick Peterson/ For Sun-Times Media

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A crash involving a car and two semis on the Tri-State Tollway near south suburban Hazel Crest Friday afternoon. | Patrick Peterson/ For Sun-Times Media

The car then crashed into the center divider wall, state police said.

One person was treated by paramedics at the scene of the crash for minor injuries but declined transport to a hospital, state police said.

At least two lanes were closed for debris cleanup after the crash, but all lanes had been reopened as of 4 p.m., according to state police.

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