Eight Die in Tennessee Bus Crash

Published 10/03 2013 02:03PM

Updated 10/03 2013 02:05PM

(NBC News) Police say at least eight people are dead after a tour bus traveling east-bound on Interstate 40 near Knoxville, Tennessee blew a tire and crossed the median into oncoming traffic Wednesday.

The bus struck a tractor trailer and a passenger car head-on.

The truck burst into flames, while the bus overturned.

The driver of the semi-truck was killed, along with the person in the car and six others in the tour bus.

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