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Medical bus overturns on Old Highway 61 injuring 7

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TROY, MO (KTVI) – A medical transport bus carrying patients overturned on Old Highway 61 at the intersection of highway KK at around 2pm on Friday. Seven people were trapped and injured in the accident according to the Lincoln County Fire Protection District.

The bus crashed into a car. The passenger car sustained heavy front end damage. The two people in the car were removed by firefighters. The patients in the bus were able to escape through a hatch in the roof of the bus.

Five of the seven injured were taken to the hospital by paramedics. The other two victims did not seek medical treatment.

The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the crash.