There was a huge dust storm that completely overwhelmed drivers on I-55 in Illinois today. There are reports of crashes and stopped traffic with the pictures to prove it.

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Greg (Username gwith99) on Twitter shared the following pictures showing this massive dust event.

Fox Weather mentioned that this dust storm was responsible for crashes which then closed I-55 for an undetermined period of time.

ABC 7 out of Chicago is reporting that this happened just after 11am today with multiple crashes and injuries. No mention of how serious the injuries might have been as of this writing.

As this is a developing story, details will be added as new information is provided by authorities.

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