A bus has rolled over on Interstate 40 in Jefferson county, Tenn., WBIR reports.
News Channel 3 is reporting that six people have died in the crash, and several others were injured.
Both lanes of the highway are closed after the accident, which reportedly involved three vehicles — a bus, tractor-trailer, and a passenger vehicle.
Pictures from the scene show a cloud of black smoke. According to WATE-TV, the tractor-trailer caught fire after the accident.
THP: I-40 crash involves 3 vehicles - bus, tractor trailer & passenger vehicle - multiple fatalities & injuries. pic.twitter.com/lzQcHXiSmr— WBIR Channel 10 (@wbir) October 2, 2013 October 2, 2013
AUTHORITIES: "Several" fatalities in I-40 bus crash. Happened at 422/423 milemaker - I-40 closed pic.twitter.com/bXiPXRqfef— WBIR Channel 10 (@wbir) October 2, 2013
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