17 injured in Ky. crash between truck and Greyhound bus

First responders have cleared the scene where 17 people were injured in a two-vehicle collision between a commercial truck and a Greyhound bus


By Associated Press 

MT. VERNON, Ky.  — A fire department in Kentucky says a collision between a commercial truck and a Greyhound bus has left at least 17 people injured.

WKYT-TV reports Greyhound bus 1104 traveling from Atlanta to Cincinnati when it crashed Thursday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. in Rockcastle County.

Mount Vernon Fire Department says the injured people were taken to various hospitals and their conditions weren't immediately known.

 

Mount Vernon And Brodhead Fire Departments are now clear the scene of an accident involving a Greyhound bus and a...

Posted by Mount Vernon Fire Department on Thursday, August 15, 2019

It's unclear what caused the crash. The station says the truck was flipped over onto the side of Interstate 75 and the right side of the Greyhound was caved in.

A passenger on the bus Lewii Kynee told the station the impact forced passengers forward.

A Greyhound representative says they're working with local authorities.

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