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Chicago Weather Alert: Semi Truck Slides Into Ditch Due To Snowy Conditions On Tri-State Tollway

CHICAGO (CBS)-- A semi truck slid into a ditch on the Tri-State Tollway Friday morning as heavy lake effect snow falls.

Illinois State Police said the incident was caused by "snowy conditions" at mile post 14 in the northbound lanes of I-294 just before 3:40 a.m.

No one was injured.

The right lanes is shut down as crews work to recover the truck.

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for central Cook County, northern Cook County and Lake County, Illinois from 2 a.m. to noon Friday.


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