Illinois State Police are reporting at least six fatalities in a multicar crash on I-55. The crash which occurred due to heavy dust and low visibility on Monday, has shut down the interstate between Divernon and Farmersville until at least Tuesday afternoon according to officials working the scene. Illinois State Police, Southern Patrol Major, Ryan Starrick gave a briefing where he detailed the crash saying that while the first crash occurred on the northbound side, there were multiple crashes on the southbound side as well.
At 4:30 PM, Major Starrick gave another update.
Regional Radio News is still waiting on several confirmations of exact figures from state officials.