Neoga, IL (November 20, 2023) – A tragic crash occurred just before 5:30 PM on Sunday, resulting in the deaths of two individuals near Neoga. Illinois State Police reported the incident. A semi-truck heading north on the interstate collided with the rear of another vehicle. Two passengers in the back of the struck vehicle died at the scene.
The vehicle’s driver and front seat passenger sustained severe injuries and were air front-seat near the hospital. The driver of the semi-truck was unharmed. Traffic continues to be diverted at the I-57 split near Effingham as investigations proceed.