A semi-truck container rolled over on Interstate 94 near Old U.S. Route 41 in Wadsworth Monday morning, causing lane blockage. | Photo: Ernie’s Auto and Truck Center

Police shut down part of Interstate 94 near Wadsworth for several hours after a container on a semi-truck broke free and rolled over, spilling its contents Monday morning.

The Illinois State Police received a call around 11:05 a.m. Monday for a rollover crash on Interstate 94 near mile marker 1.25.

District 15 troopers responded and found the crash involved a truck tractor semi-trailer in the westbound lanes.

The semi-truck was traveling westbound on the interstate near Old U.S. Route 41 when the semi-trailer intermodal container broke away from the chassis.

The container rolled over and struck the guardrail and concrete wall on the right shoulder, state police said.

A semi-truck container rolled over on Interstate 94 near Old U.S. Route 41 in Wadsworth Monday morning, causing lane blockage. | Photo: Ernie’s Auto and Truck Center

The container came to a rest and blocked the two right lanes, state police said.

The truck was hauling chairs and the load spilled onto the roadway and off the roadway into the ditch.

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The driver of the truck was uninjured and no other vehicles were involved.

Ernie’s Auto and Truck Center was called to the scene with heavy equipment to clean up the debris and remove the trailer.

Two of the right lanes on Interstate 94 were closed for over two hours.

One of the two right lanes was reopened around 1:30 p.m. but the far right lane remained shut down