Update 4:30 p.m.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — State troopers have released further information about a semi-truck that overturned in Springfield on Wednesday.

Their investigation indicated that a semi-truck driving northbound on Interstate 55 tried to get onto Interstate 72, but the driver lost control of the truck and it overturned. The trailer was loaded with car batteries, which spilled into the median.

The driver of the truck was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries. Cleanup crews remained on the scene picking up the batteries until 4:30 p.m., when all lanes reopened.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — Illinois state troopers are currently on the scene of an overturned semi-truck at a highway interchange in Springfield.

The crash happened on the ramp leading from northbound Interstate 55 to eastbound Interstate 72. The ramp is open to clear out traffic, but it will close once a tow company arrives to remove the overturned truck.

Drivers in the area are urged to slow down and move over when approaching the scene. Troopers also suggested taking a different route of travel altogether.

This is a developing story.