MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) – An 18-year-old has died following a crash that involved a Greyhound bus on Interstate 24 in Murfreesboro.
The crash happened at approximately 9:20 p.m. on Friday, May 19, in the westbound lanes of I-24 near the exit 78 on-ramp, officials said.
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According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), a 2010 Toyota XSD and a Greyhound bus were both merging onto I-24 West from the exit 78 on-ramp.
A crash report states that’s when the Toyota, driven by 18-year-old Kareem Ghobrial, struck the rear of the Greyhound bus and ran off the right side of the roadway.
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THP said 34 passengers were on the Greyhound bus during the crash. One passenger was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.
Authorities said Ghobrial was taken to a local hospital, where he died from injuries that were sustained in the crash.
Both the driver of the Toyota and the driver of the Greyhound bus were wearing seatbelts during the crash, according to THP.
No other information was immediately released.
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