MATA Bus Ends Up On I-40 Concrete Median

(Memphis) Crews had to remove a MATA bus from I-40, blocking all lanes of traffic Friday morning.

The bus, which was occupied by the driver and two passengers, became stuck on top of the concrete median along I-40 during a crash.

The crash happened around 6:10 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-40 near the Austin Peay exit.

At least one other vehicle was involved.

The Memphis Fire Department said four people were taken to hospitals.

The bus driver was to Regional Medical Center, one passenger was taken to Baptist East, and the other was taken to Methodist Central.

All are in non-critical condition.

Several lanes of I-40 eastbound and westbound were blocked by emergency vehicles.

By about 9:45 a.m., the scene was cleared and traffic was moving again.


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