WHAT: Airplane Crash
WHERE: I-55 Southbound at Milepost 126, Logan County
WHEN: Mar. 03, 2020 at 8:49 a.m.
VEHICLE: Unit 1- Airplane
PASSENGER(S): Multiple Occupants – Condition Unknown at the time
PRELIMINARY: At approximately 08:49, a small airplane crashed on I-55 at M/P 126 in Lincoln IL. The plane became fully engulfed upon impact in the middle of the interstate. Multiple Agencies on the scene to assist. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been notified and is responding. I-55 S/B traffic is being diverted at M/P 126 into Lincoln, IL by IDOT. I-55 S/B road closure is expected for an extended period of time (4-5 hours).