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