Fatal Vehicle Accident Involving Church Van Near Vandalia, Illinois

There has been a fatal vehicle accident involving a church van on Interstate 70 about 4 miles west of Vandalia, Illinois.

Details on the accident appear limited at this time.

However, it is being widely reported that this accident in Southern Illinois involves five fatalities; the van carried 11 people.

While it is unknown as to what caused the accident, the van did flip during the course of the accident.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the KMOV.com story of May 20 titled “Report:  5 dead in chuch van wreck on I-70” as well as the May 20 stltoday.com story titled “Multiple deaths reported after church van crashes near Vandalia, Ill.”


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