Tire smashes through semi windshield on outbound I-55 in Southwest Suburbs; no injuries reported

In the outbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway on Friday afternoon, a tire smashed through the windshield of a semi.

The collision occurred near 1st Avenue on outbound I-55 between Summit and McCook. The tire was visible embedded in the driver’s side windshield of the truck.

According to the Summit Fire Department, an ambulance was dispatched to the scene, but the driver was not injured.

It was unclear where the tire came from or if any other vehicles were involved. Lanes were partially blocked as the semi was towed away, but some traffic was still able to pass. The scene was cleared around 5:15 p.m.

There were no additional details available at the time.

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