Bad Crash Closes I-80 at Briggs

Police urge drivers to find alternate routes around the area; details still sketchy.

Update/noon Monday: Illinois State Police District 5 report that one westbound lane of I-80 at Briggs has reopened and traffic is starting to start moving again, although it is still jammed.

No further details on the accident other than there were no fatalities.

Original post:

We're running down the details on a serious accident on westbound Interstate 80 at Briggs, closing down all lanes of traffic. The police are urging drivers to avoid the area, which is already jammed with traffic.

We're working on getting more information. Below is the police page we received:

TRAFFIC (Will County) I-80 Westbound East Joliet All Lanes Shut Down Due to a 3 Car Mva With Rollover...All Traffic Being Diverted off at Briggs Expect MAJOR DELAYS AND AVOID THIS AREA


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