At least seven people are dead after a fiery crash along U.S. Interstate 90 in Illinois on Sunday, July 31, investigators told news outlets.
Around 2 a.m., a van driving the wrong way on I-90 crashed into a car at mile marker 33, near the town of Hampshire, Illinois State Police said in a release.
Both vehicles went up in flames, ISP said. A woman and five children in the van were killed, along with another woman in the car they collided with.
One person was taken by helicopter to a hospital in critical condition, the release said.
Police had not released the identities of anyone involved as of the afternoon of July 31.