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Tennessee Greyhound Bush Accident

Aired October 3, 2001 - 09:28   ET

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MILES O'BRIEN, CNN ANCHOR: The Greyhound Bus Company has suspended service nationwide as a precaution following a reported attack on a bus driver this morning, that resulted in at least 6 deaths, numerous injuries.

The bus was on Interstate 24 headed southeast from Nashville to Atlanta, when a passenger split the driver's throat, according to witnesses. The bus ran through a median, overturned. At least 36 people were aboard the bus.

Helicopters took several injured people to hospitals in Nashville to the north, to Chattanooga to the south. The bus driver survived the attack and the crash, the attacker apparently did not.

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THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED. MILES O'BRIEN, CNN ANCHOR: The Greyhound Bus Company has suspended service nationwide as a precaution following a reported attack on a bus driver this morning, that resulted in at least 6 deaths, numerous injuries.

The bus was on Interstate 24 headed southeast from Nashville to Atlanta, when a passenger split the driver's throat, according to witnesses. The bus ran through a median, overturned. At least 36 people were aboard the bus.

Helicopters took several injured people to hospitals in Nashville to the north, to Chattanooga to the south. The bus driver survived the attack and the crash, the attacker apparently did not.

TO ORDER A VIDEO OF THIS TRANSCRIPT, PLEASE CALL 800-CNN-NEWS OR USE OUR SECURE ONLINE ORDER FORM LOCATED AT www.fdch.com

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