DEVELOPING: Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on I-55 Near Lincoln

Jul 11, 2018

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A small aircraft has made an emergency landing on the northbound lanes of Interstate-55 just north of Lincoln.

Illinois State Police are on the scene following the accident that occurred Wednesday afternoon.Officials say one lane of traffic is open heading northbound, and are urging motorists to seek alternative routes in the area. They cannot yet say how long traffic will be affected.

It's not immediately known what type of aircraft landed on the interstate,  though it is a small aircraft.  Unconfirmed reports suggest the aircraft is a cropduster.

It is not yet clear if there are any injuries.