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Traffic backed up for hours after truck overturns on I-255

Crash on I-255 closes northbound lanes near Edwardsville after New Poag Road.
Crash on I-255 closes northbound lanes near Edwardsville after New Poag Road. Illinois State Police

Traffic was backed up for hours after a truck overturned on northbound Interstate 255 in Edwardsville Monday afternoon.

The driver of a truck lost control, and the truck flipped, KMOV reported. Debris went into southbound lanes on I-255, near New Poag Road. The crash happened at about 4:30 p.m. Monday.

The driver had non life-threatening injuries, KMOV reported.

Northbound lanes of I-255 starting at New Poag Road were still closed as of 7 p.m. Monday. Traffic was being diverted onto New Poag Road.

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