Jackson, TN – Authorities say a Greyhound bus ran into the back of
a tractor-trailer rig on Interstate 40 this morning, killing
the bus driver and two passengers. The wreck sent 17
other passengers to hospitals. At least fourteen passengers
were treated and released.
Authorities say the tractor-trailer was pulling back onto
the highway from the emergency lane when the bus
struck it from behind. A Greyhound spokesperson says
the bus was en route to Memphis from Louisville when
the accident occurred.