4 cheerleaders killed in Tennessee car crash.
Four high school cheerleaders were killed in a car accident in eastern Tennessee, CNN reported Saturday. The sport utility vehicle carrying the cheerleaders collided with an oncoming car after cheering at their high school football team’s game Friday night. The cheerleaders were from Scott high school. The crash took place in foggy and wet conditions on a highway near Knoxville.
According to MSNBC, investigators believe passengers were still trapped in side the second vehicle that collided with the cheerleader’s vehicle when the SUV caught fire. A passing driver uses their all-terrain vehicle to pull the Taurus away from the burning SUV. Investigators believe foggy and wet conditions contributed to the crash and that none of the cheerleaders were wearing seatbelts. Several other passengers, including the SUV’s 22-year-old driver and a 10-month-old passenger were taken to the hospital with injuries.