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Crash shuts down inbound Eisenhower Expy. for hours

State Police investigate a crash about 12:30 a.m. Sunday, August 26, 2018 in the Inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expy at Independence Ave in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A multiple-vehicle crash shut down the inbound Eisenhower Expressway for hours early Sunday on the West Side.

The crash happened shortly after midnight on I-290 at Independence Boulevard, according to Illinois State police. As of 5 a.m., the inbound lanes were still shut down as police investigated the scene.

Multiple damaged vehicles were towed from the scene.

Police have not released the circumstances of the crash or how many people were injured.

State Police investigate a crash about 12:30 a.m. Sunday, August 26, 2018 in the Inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expy at Independence Ave in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

State Police investigate a crash about 12:30 a.m. Sunday, August 26, 2018 in the Inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expy at Independence Ave in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times