A double-decker Megabus traveling from Chicago to Kansas City slammed into a concrete bridge-support pillar along a southern Illinois interstate near Litchfield.
One person was killed and over 20 injured after a Megabus Double-decker bus crash on Interstate 55 near Litchfield, Illinois and about 55 miles northeast of St. Louis, Missouri.
Early reports are that a tire on the Chicago-Kansas City bus may have blown before the crash.
Megabus, branded on buses as megabus.com, is an intercity bus service of Coach USA/Coach Canada and DATTCO (a non-Stagecoach company, under contract) providing discount travel services since 2006, operating throughout the Northeast, parts of the Southeast, and Midwestern United States, and in southern Canada.
According the Megabus website, luxury single and double deckers offer free wi-fi, at-seat plug ins, panoramic windows and a green alternative way to travel. Meticulously maintained with professional drivers at the wheel. The company provides low-cost and reliable bus services serving more than 80 cities across North America.
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