Five people killed in collision between semi truck and school bus on U.S. Route 24 near Rushville, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Tue, 03/12/2024 - 9:01am
Accident Date: 
Monday, March 11, 2024

3 children, 2 adults dead after school bus and semi crash in western Illinois

Police said the bus was headed west on U.S. Route 24 and for an unknown reason, crossed over into the eastbound land and hit the semi, which was carrying sand.

3 children and 2 adults die after school bus collides with semi in Illinois, authorities say

Authorities in western Illinois say five people, including three children, have been killed after a school bus and semi-truck collided on a highway. 

Illinois police ID 2 adults, 3 children killed after school bus, semi collide

The eastbound bus from Schuyler-Industry Schools crossed the center line "for an unknown reason" Monday into westbound U.S. Route 24 and into the path of a semitruck carrying sand, Illinois State Police said, citing preliminary findings.



School Bus
People Involved: 
Maria Miller
Andrew Miller
Noah Driscoll
Angela Spiker
David Coufal
U.S. Route 24