Greyhound Bus, Commercial Vehicles, Other Passenger Cars Involved
Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
KSP Troopers and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers are currently on the scene of a five vehicle commercial vehicle collision involving a Greyhound bus, two additional commercial vehicles, and two passenger vehicles. The collision occurred at approximately 8:40 a.m. this morning. Scanner traffic indicated more than 20 occupants have been transported to both Caverna and Hardin Memorial hospitals, via EMS, for treatment of injuries sustained in the collision. The extent of injuries are unknown at this time.
There were multiple reports of school buses being used to transport individuals involved in the accident elsewhere and that Caverna Hospital was calling in additional personnel. Seven ambulances were reportedly dispatched to the scene.
All lanes of Interstate 65 southbound have been temporarily closed due to blockage from the collision, and will remain closed for an extended period of time. All southbound traffic is being diverted onto US 31W at the 71 mile marker (Bonnieville exit), and directed back onto the interstate at the 65 mile marker (Munfordville exit)
Drivers are encouraged to slow their speeds and use caution when approaching this area due to heavy traffic congestion and slick roadway conditions. Updates concerning this collision will follow. The investigation is ongoing, currently being conducted by CVE Officers and Post 3 Troopers. No further information is available for release at this time.