The accident happened around 4:30 a.m. at St. Charles Road
Rush-hour traffic was tied up for hours after a semi carrying fireworks rolled over and caught fire on the Tri-State Tollway at St. Charles Road Friday morning.
The accident happened around 4:30 a.m. and shut down all northbound lanes from Roosevelt Road to North Avenue, according to fire officials.
Two lanes were opened by 7:30 a.m., but significant delays were still being reported an hour later.
The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries, officials said.