UPDATE: Dozens injured, 2 in critical condition after Chester Co. bus crashes in Nashville


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Dozens are reportedly injured after a Chester County school bus carrying high school students crashed on Interstate 65 in Nashville.


A total of 46 people were on the bus at the time including 43 high school students, two chaperones and the driver.

We’re told that most critical injuries are broken collar bones and that those patients are in stable condition.

Everyone on the bus was transported to be examined after the crash. Twenty-one were transported to Vanderbilt, nine students and one adult were taken to TriStar Skyline Medical Center and nine were taken to TriStar Centennial Medical Center.

Two adults are listed in critical but stable condition at Vanderbilt’s main medical center while eight students are listed in stable condition and another 11 have been treated and released at the Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Nine people are being treated for non-life threatening injuries at TriStar Skyline Hospital and nine are being treated at TriStar Centennial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to the media relations personnel at the TriStar Medical centers.

Three school buses from Chester County were reportedly on the way to a Beta Club conference in Nashville.

While attempting to get off an exit, one of the buses reportedly over-corrected, struck a guardrail and overturned.

The bus driver has been identified as Christina Mathis, 28, of Henderson. The bus reportedly had only been in service for one year.

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News has a crew on scene. We’ll have live updates on WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News at 5 and 6.

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