Update 7 p.m. A motorcyclist was hospitalized Tuesday in a crash that closed Southwest Highway and backup up traffic in the area.
Emergency crews were called at about 2:32 p.m. to a crash involving a van and a motorcycle near 113th and Southwest Highway. The motorcycle driver was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
It was immediately unclear how serious the injuries to the driver were.
Original story: A crash involving a motorcycle and truck on Southwest Highway has closed a section of the road from 111th Street to Cal Sag Road, police said.
Crews from Palos Park and Palos Heights are at the scene of the crash.
School buses have been rerouted and commuter traffic is being detoured around the area.
It was unclear if anyone was hurt in the crash.