2 Dead After Semi Hits Bus Carrying Girls Basketball Team in Illinois

Illinois bus crash: 2 dead after wrong-way semi hits bus carrying girls basketball team  

According to WMBD, the bus, which was taking the Normal West High School JV girls basketball team home after a game, collided with a semi that was driving the wrong way on Interstate 74 about 8:30 p.m. 

Charles Crabtree, 72, of Normal, and the 34-year-old semi driver, who was from Iowa, were killed, authorities said. Police have not released the driver’s name.

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All the students and three adults were taken to area hospitals after the crash. The students’ injuries were not life-threatening, police said

At least 11 people were on the bus at the time of the crash, police said.

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