SMITH COUNTY, TEXAS (KLTV) - Department of Public Safety Troopers say a car rear-ended a Chapel Hill ISD school bus. It happened at Old Longview Road and Roland Henry Road in Smith County, just a few miles east of Tyler.
There were 12 children reportedly on the bus at the time of the accident. None of them were injured. We're told the driver of the car, Ben Harl, was taken to ETMC.
The bus driver, Debra Denmon, was stopped with her flashing lights on. That's when the car ran into the back of the bus, lodging the car underneath the bus.
DPS Troopers are still investigating the accident.