I-255 crash near Dupo

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Pictured, tow trucks remove the semi tractor-trailer and water truck involved in Monday’s crash on I-255. (Andrea Saathoff photo)

Traffic was tied up following a crash involving a semi tractor-trailer and a water truck on I-255 northbound in a construction zone between Columbia and Dupo about 9:30 a.m. Monday. Injuries were believed to be minor.

The interstate was closed briefly with traffic re-routed to Old State Route 3 as emergency personnel tended to the crash. One lane of I-255 northbound was reopened by about 10:15 a.m.

Columbia police, fire department and EMS personnel assisted Dupo Fire & EMS at the scene. Illinois State Police and the Illinois Department of Transportation responded to the crash.

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