Safety

School bus plunges off overpass in Texas

Posted on October 5, 2012

SAN ANTONIO — A 7-year-old boy and two adults were at a hospital recovering from injuries they sustained after a school bus plunged off an interstate overpass here on Thursday, according to a story on Kens5.com.

A spokeswoman for San Antonio Independent School District told the news source that the bus is for special-needs students, but it is not known if the boy on the bus has special needs. Police Sgt. Javier Salazar said the bus fell about 15 feet to the access road below after colliding with a car. He also said that the two adults “possibly suffered some broken bones,” and the student just sustained “some minor facial injuries.”  

The accident is the second this week involving a San Antonio Independent School District bus. On Monday, bus driver Dolores Martinez was killed after her bus hit another bus and then crashed into a fence.

To read the full story on Thursday’s accident from Kens5.com, click here.


Other news on school bus crashes:

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Bus rear-ended by distracted driver

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Comments ( 2 )
  • BeeBopEh

     | about 5 years ago

    Gadzooks. This sounds like a similar incident to what happened on a Simpsons cartoon episode several years ago. The Town's bus driver Otto is driving reckless and fast and takes the bus off-road into a swimming pool with children on-board. When Police Chief Wigghams comes on-scene he says alright lets see your driver's license. In true Simpson's style Otto says 'A license, was I supposed to have a license?' Its one of the best episodes.

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