WSMI AM 1540 and FM 106.1. We serve Mid-Illinois. Cardinals Day Games on 1540 AM Night Games on 106.1. For cancellations and boil orders click on "Weather" in the blue bar on this web page
Sunday  Oct 04, 2015  10:13 AM

Local News


Interstate 55 Shut Down As A Result Of A Bus Accident

Sat, 04 Aug 2012 10:02:51 CDT
(Litchfield)--Authorities are investigating a double decker bus accident that killed at least one person, and injuring several. According to Illinois State Police, the megabus was trasporting 65 people from Chicago to St. Louis when the bus crashed into a concrete bridge pillar along Interstate 55, north of Litchfield.

According to Captain Scott Compton, half of the 65 passengers were injured. Compton says 12 people received serious injuries, with 5 to 10 people suffering critical injuries.

One person, 24 year old Aditi Avhad of India, was killed as a result of the accident. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Interstate 55 was shut down as a result of the accident.


WebReadyTM Powered by WireReadyNSI

Your weather just got better.

© 2006-2015 Talley Broadcasting Corporation, WSMI Radio All Rights Reserved  |     |  2015 EEO Report
WebReady powered by WireReady® NSI