CHICAGO (CBS) — A semi truck crashed into a Peoria Charter bus on I-294 near St. Charles Road Monday evening, Illinois State Police say.
Police responded to the crash near mile marker 32.5 on the northbound side of the road around 6:51 p.m.READ MORE: Student And Staff Data From Area School District Were Dumped On The Dark Web, And Parents And Staffers Had No Clue
The passenger bus was unoccupied and parked on the right shoulder, police say. The semi traveled off the road onto the right shoulder and struck the passenger bus before becoming engulfed in flames.
The 37-year-old driver of the semi was taken to Elmhurst Hospital with minor injuries. She was in good condition.
Two northbound lanes of traffic and the left shoulder are currently open.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cold Front On The Way
The incident is currently under investigation.
Peoria Charter operates 14 daily shuttles to Chicago and 64 charter buses, according to the company’s Twitter page.MORE NEWS: Protesters Say Benet Academy In Lisle Rescinded Lacrosse Coach's Job Offer Because She Is A Lesbian