RANTOUL, IL-- A spokesperson for the
It happened at
Illinois State Police say the driver fell asleep at the time and drifted into the median. The bus was carrying 53 passengers.
Four people, including choir director Dr. Michael Bates, were transported to Carle and
The students are on a nine-day spring concert tour to
The choir is expected to perform Sunday as planned.
Police say the driver is identified as 74-year-old Bennie Askew of
State troopers say the driver was charged with improper lane usage and driving while fatigued.
The vehicle is a white 2001 Motor Coach Bus of Starlight Tours from