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Two People Tragically Die in Megabus Accident in Illinois; Bus Headed to Memphis

June 23, 2019

MEMPHIS, TN – According to an online news article at, two people have died in an accident involving a Megabus in Montgomery County, Illinois.  The bus was heading to Memphis, Tennessee at the time of the crash.*

Two people have tragically died following a Megabus accident that occurred in Montgomery County, Illinois. The bus was going to Memphis at the time of the accident.

Per the Illinois State Police, the state that it occurred on Interstate 55 due north of Farmersville in the afternoon this past weekend. 

Troopers note that a vehicle was heading in the wrong direction, which caused it to slammed into a vehicle head on. This resulted in the vehicle that was hit to collide with another vehicle and a tractor trailer.  One of the vehicles was resting in the middle of Interstate 55 when the Megabus crashed into them.  

Two drivers succumbed to their injuries.  The operator of the Megabus was seriously hurt and five of the 54 passengers onboard the bus were injured.  They are expected to survive. 

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