2 transported to St. Joe’s in Joliet after crash on I-80

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Two people were taken to Ascension Saint Joseph – Joliet on Sunday morning following a vehicle crash on Interstate-80.

Joliet Fire Department Battalion Chief Victor Stachelski said a vehicle was traveling west Sunday morning east of the Center Street exit when it struck the back end of a semitruck that did not have a container attached to it.

The crash occurred about 8:40 a.m. according to the Illinois State Police, who responded after receiving a report of a three-vehicle crash.

Stachelski said the vehicle rolled over and the Joliet Fire Department had to free the driver. The driver was taken by ambulance to to St. Joe’s in good condition.

The driver of the semitruck also was taken to St. Joe’s for observation, Stachelski said.

Stachelski said the ISP is investigating.