LEMONT, Ill. – Illinois State Police are investigating after an 18-wheeler’s trailer lost its tandem axles Tuesday along Interstate 55.
Police said the incident happened at around 10:30 a.m.
The driver, who wasn’t named, was able to maneuver his rig and the wheel-less trailer to the side of the road safely; however, the axles, which still had all of its eight wheels attached, struck an unloaded school bus. No serious injuries were reported.
It’s unknown why the trailer lost its axles.
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