(NBC) – Two people are dead after a crash involving a bus carrying a high school girls’ basketball team.
Illinois State Police say the crash happened Wednesday night on a highway in McLean County.
The bus was hit head on by a semi truck going the wrong way.
Police have confirmed that the driver of that semi-truck and a 72 year old passenger on the bus were both killed.
On board the bus was the Normal West JV High School girls basketball team, which a returning home from a game in Champaign.
11 people were on and board and all of the students were taken to hospitals with non life-threatening injuries.
Local hospitals report that at least three adults were being treated, one in critical condition, two in serious.
Investigators are still looking into why the semi-truck was going the wrong way.