by The Chicago Times Staff
June 3, 2021
ST. CHARLES, IL – Around 4:30 a.m. on the Tri-State Tollway a semi-trailer carrying fireworks rolled over and caught fire closing northbound lanes and causing major delays for morning commuters. The rollover occurred near St. Charles Road, blocking the Eisenhower Expressway and North Avenue to traffic. The truck driver was able to narrowly escape before the truck caught fire. Multiple fire departments were called to put out the fire.