A minimum of one particular person died Wednesday night when a truck touring the mistaken means on Interstate 74 in Illinois slammed head-on right into a bus carrying a ladies junior varsity basketball crew, officers mentioned.

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Charlie Crabtree, 72, a volunteer for the Regular West Excessive College squad, was killed, based on McLean County Unit 5 officers.

Three different adults, together with two from the bus, had been airlifted to Peoria, with their circumstances nonetheless unknown, officers mentioned. OSF HealthCare St. Francis Medical Heart informed Peoria’s WEEK-TV that one grownup was in vital situation.

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Authorities mentioned the bus was hit head-on by a semi truck going the mistaken means in McClean County, based on WEEK-TV. The entrance finish of the bus was severely broken, the report mentioned.

The Regular West crew was on its means again from a highway recreation in Champaign, the varsity’s athletic director informed WEEK.

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A complete of 11 folks had been on the bus. All the scholars had been rushed to native hospitals with non-life-threatening accidents, McLean County Unit 5 officers mentioned.

McLean County is a few two-hour drive southwest of Chicago.

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