(KMOV.com) – Authorities said no one was seriously injured after a medical transport bus overturned in Lincoln County Friday.
Lincoln County Fire officials said the incident occurred on Highway 61 near Route KK. Firefighters said when they arrived they found several victims inside the overturned medical transport vehicle and two victims inside an overturned car.
Authorities said everyone onboard the medical transport were able to climb through the roof hatch of the vehicle to safety but the two passengers inside the car had to extracted by firefighters.
According to police on the scene, five of the seven victims were taken to nearby hospitals with minor to moderate injuries. The other two victims did not seek medical attention.
The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident.