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updated: 5/22/2014 4:10 PM

Three semis colide on I-90 near Route 47

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  • The remains of a truck sit on a flatbed on the shoulder of westbound Interstate 90 Thursday after a crash involving three semitrailers. Illinois State Police was investigating the crash near Huntley in which one truck driver was injured.

       The remains of a truck sit on a flatbed on the shoulder of westbound Interstate 90 Thursday after a crash involving three semitrailers. Illinois State Police was investigating the crash near Huntley in which one truck driver was injured.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Remains of a truck sit on the shoulder of the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 Thursday.

       Remains of a truck sit on the shoulder of the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 Thursday.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Westbound traffic backs up along Interstate 90 near Huntley Thursday where three semitrailers crashed earlier in the morning.

       Westbound traffic backs up along Interstate 90 near Huntley Thursday where three semitrailers crashed earlier in the morning.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

 
 

The Illinois State Police is still investigating a crash involving three semitrailers early Thursday that left one truck driver injured near Huntley.

Authorities said three trucks collided on westbound Interstate 90 near Route 47 at 6:33 a.m.

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One truck was traveling eastbound on I-90 when it struck the concrete median and entered the westbound lane and hit the two westbound trucks, State Police Master Sgt. Paul Carlos said.

"We do not have a cause," Carlos said, adding that roadway conditions were good.

The Elgin Fire Department took one of the truck drivers involved in the crash to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin with minor injuries to his foot. No one else was transported.

Lanes on the interstate were closed for about 90 minutes while the crash was cleaned up and investigated, authorities said.

"They are doing some median wall work, shoring up the concrete median barrier wall," Carlos said. "We have a commercial motor vehicle officer currently inspecting the trucks that were involved."

The accident was cleared at about 8:30 a.m. The trucks are being relocated to an accident investigation site.

• Daily Herald staff writer Madhu Krishnamurthy contributed to this story.

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