DPS says Mineola ISD bus driver crossed center line in crash
MINEOLA, Texas (KLTV) - Six Mineola ISD students sustained injuries after a school bus they were riding in was involved in a crash with another vehicle.
According to a statement on social media by Mineola ISD Superintendent Cody Mize, the injuries were minor and the students were transported to a hospital for treatment. The remaining six students on the bus were treated at the scene and then released. The bus driver and the driver of the other vehicle involved have both been transported to a hospital as well for treatment.
The crash occurred at 7:13 a.m. on Loop 564 north of the primary and middle school campuses. Texas Department of Public Safety said Monday afternoon that the driver of the bus had crossed the bus over the center stripe as it was driving southbound, which resulted in a collision with a Nissan Versa traveling northbound.
DPS emphasized that this is preliminary information and this is an on-going investigation.
A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 7-10 days. You can access the report online at: https://cris.dot.state.tx.us/public/Purchase/crashReportSearch.htm
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