Driver dies after hitting bus carrying 34 passengers
The 18-year-old driver struck the bus and ran off the side of the road, according to a preliminary report.
Editor’s Note: This story has been updated based on new information from the Tennesee Highway Patrol. THP previously reported the bus struck the 18-year-old driver’s car.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WSMV) - A man is dead after hitting a bus while merging onto Interstate 24 West this week, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
An 18-year-old driver of a 2010 Toyota XSD was getting on the interstate at the same time as a bus at around 9:30 p.m. on Friday. The 18-year-old struck the bus and ran off the right side of the road, according to a THP preliminary report.
THP reported that the 18-year-old driver died as a result of the crash.
The bus was carrying 34 passengers at the time of the crash, and only one was transported with minor injuries.
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