CHICAGO, IL - Major traffic delays were reported following a collision on US-45 southeast of Lake Villa on Tuesday.

According to a report by Total Traffic Chicago, the crash took place at about noon in the northbound lanes of the highway near the exit to Grand Avenue.

Closed due to accident in #LkVilla on US 45 NB after Grand Ave/Route 132 to Highfield Dr West #CHITraffic

— TTWN Chicago (@TotalTrafficCHI) June 27, 2023

Details surrounding the cause of the crash are not mentioned in the report. However, this situation is still developing. 

Commuters have been advised to seek an alternate route as it is unclear when the roadway will reopen. Our team will update this news blog with the latest information should it be made available.

If you've been involved in a car accident in the Chicago area, don't wait to seek legal assistance. Contact the experienced team of Chicago car accident attorneys at Lipkin & Apter today for a free consultation. We are here to help you navigate the legal process, protect your rights, and fight for the compensation you deserve. We can be reached by phone at (312) 647-2506 or through our online contact form.