OLIVER SPRINGS, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus train made an unexpected stop Monday night after colliding into a dump truck stalled on the train tracks.
The accident happened around 10:00 p.m. near the intersection of Marlow Circle and Powder Mill Lane.
The train was carrying 300 employees along with several circus animals.
There are no injuries reported according to Tennessee Highway Patrol.
The train was just passing through Knoxville with no shows planned here in the near future.