MT. VERNON, Ky. (WBKO/WKYT) -- At least 17 people are recovering from injuries sustained in a collision between a Greyhound bus and a semi-truck. The accident happened at the 71 mile marker on I-75 in Rockcastle County.
Officials have yet to release details on the cause of the accident, including a determination of fault.
Each person taken to a hospital was a passenger on the Greyhound. Witnesses said the main entrance was blocked, leading some to seek other means of escape.
A Greyhound spokesperson said the company is cooperating with local agencies.
A second bus was sent to the scene to continue transporting passengers to their destination.