A standoff between police and truck driver shuts down i-94 in Skokie IL
Story Updated 4?29?2020 at 8:00 PM (CST)
According to the article in the patch.com and Illinois State Police- “Both directions of Interstate 94 were shut down at Old Orchard Road for more than four hours Wednesday morning. State police shut down the Edens Expressway in both directions at Old Orchard Road Wednesday morning due to a standoff with someone in a semi-truck”.
“Northbound traffic is closed at Dempster Avenue. Southbound traffic was closed at Skokie Boulevard. Both entrance ramps at Old Orchard were shut down”. According to state police, and patch.com
According to abc7chicago.com– “Negotiators used faith and friendliness to coax a 54-year-old female driver from Michigan from the cab of a semi-trailer that was stopped on the Edens outbound ramp to Old Orchard Road. The driver was seen opening the cab’s door to communicate with police before going back in and closing the door while officers had their guns drawn”.- Read the full and original story HERE at abc7chicago.com
Shortly before 12:45 PM, the state police said one person was in custody. According to the patch.com
Read the full and original story HERE at Patch.com
Source and credits: patch.com / Illinois State Police/ abc7chicago.com /@UpdatesNorth / iTrucker / Mario Pawlowski