WHERE: I-57 Southbound at Milepost 280 (Iroquois County)
WHEN: Monday, March 18, 2019, 2:06 p.m.
VEHICLE: Unit One: 2007, MCIN, Charter Bus Unit Two: 2006, FRHT, Truck Tractor DRIVER: Unit One: Richard M Willoughby, 66, Tuscola IL Unit Two: Warren Sheffer, 58, Jacksonville, FL PRELIMINARY: Preliminary investigation has indicated the Bus was traveling southbound on I-57 at milepost 280, and rear ended the Semi. There were approximately 30 passengers on the Bus, 9 passengers and the driver of the bus were transported to local hospitals with minor injuries.
CHARGES: The driver of the Bus was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.