1 adult confirmed dead in Illinois school bus crash

MCLEAN COUNTY, IL — Local media report an adult is confirmed dead in a crash involving a school bus in McClean County, Illinois.

WEEK-TV in Peoria, Illinois, reports that a Normal West High School bus carrying a junior varsity girl’s basketball team crashed westbound on Interstate 74.

The NBC affiliate station reports the team was on its way back from a game in Champaign. The crash happened near Downs in McLean County. A 7-mile portion of I-74 westbound is blocked off by state troopers because of the crash, WEEK reports.