• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: October 2018

School Bus CrashBASTON (October 25, 2018)– Wednesday morning an 18-wheeler collided into a school bus full of students.

The crash happened around 8:00 a.m. at Tucker Lane and Texas 71 in Bastrop, Texas. Bastrop Independent School District Bus 220 was carrying 19 students from Cedar Creek High School, Cedar Creek Middle School, Cedar Creek Intermediate School and Colorado River Collegiate Academy when it collided with 18-wheeler.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, early reports shows the school bus stopped at the intersection of Tucker Hill Lane and Highway 71. When the light turned green the bus proceeded to make a right turn onto Highway 71.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was traveling westbound on Highway 71, when he was making an effort to stop at the yellow light but his brakes failed.

The truck driver wasn’t hurt in the accident. The bus driver and ten of those students were transported to local area hospitals. Reports indicate there were no serious injuries

The accident remains under investigation.

If you or a loved one were involved in truck accident, it is important to contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call (713) 987-7111 or to discuss your car accident injury case.

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Source: KVUE

About the Author

Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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