CHICAGO (CBS)–A small plane has crashed on Interstate 55 near the downstate town of Lincoln, authorities said Wednesday afternoon.


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Illinois State Police say the plane struck a car while it was attempting to land on the highway.

A photo taken from Snapchat shows a small plane that made an emergency landing on July 11, 2018 on I-55 near Lincoln, Ill.

Northbound traffic is shut down, and motorists traveling through the area are using the shoulder to get by, police said.

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No injuries were immediately reported, police said.

CBS News has learned the plane was registered to a company in Lakeland, Florida.

Details are emerging.

A small plane that landed on a highway near Lincoln, Ill. Wednesday. (Snapchat)

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