11 injured trying to escape burning bus in Robertson County - WSMV News 4

11 injured trying to escape burning bus in Robertson County

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(Smokey Barn News) (Smokey Barn News)
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SPRINGFIELD, TN (WSMV) -

Eleven people were injured while trying to escape a burning bus in Robertson County.

According to Smokey Barn News, four of the victims were transported to TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Nashville. Five patients are being treated at NorthCrest Medical Center in Springfield.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, none of the victims have life-threatening injuries.

The bus was transporting 20 to 30 workers from the Macy's warehouse in Portland.

Officials say the bus overheated and caught fire before it rolled into a ditch along Highway 49. A video captured the flames engulfing the bus.

Agencies and officials on scene called it a miracle that no one died in the incident.

Highway 49 reopened just after 1 a.m. Thursday.

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