Three dead in plane crash

Local News

LOGAN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Three people are confirmed dead after a small plane crashed on I-55. It happened about 8:50 am, in Lincoln. The deceased have not been publicly identified pending notification of next-of-kin.

Officials say the plane became engulfed upon impact. Multiple agencies are on the scene. The FAA has been notified and is responding.

Courtesy: Heather Jo Thompson
Courtesy: Dara Entwistle 

Southbound traffic is being diverted at milepost 126 into Lincoln. Southbound lanes are expected to be closed for 4 – 5 hours.

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