DOWNS, KS : One adult dead in I-74 crash involving Normal West bus on Wednesday, 5th December 2018

A 72-year-old man has died from injuries sustained in a bus-semi accident on Interstate 74 on Wednesday night. Charles Crabtree of Normal, a volunteer with the Normal Community West girls' basketball team, was killed when the bus he was in collided head-on with a semi-tractor trailer at 8:32 p.m. Wednesday night, Trooper Tracy Lillard with the Illinois State Police public information office confirmed. The semi was traveling east in the westbound lanes near mile marker 137 and struck the school bus head on, Lillard said. Source