Bus driver trapped after school bus accident in Bruceville-Eddy, - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

BRUCEVILLE-EDDY

School bus driver trapped after bus accident in Bruceville-Eddy, multiple injuries

Posted:
BRUCEVILLE-EDDY -

The driver of a Bruceville-Eddy school bus was taken to the hospital after being trapped in the school bus, following a collision with a dump truck Monday afternoon sending multiple children to the hospital.

The accident took place near mile marker 318 on the I-35 access road by the rest stop around 3:45pm.

Six children were taken to the hospital and 12-15 suffered minor injuries. Authorities say there were around 60 children riding the bus ranging in grades from elementary to high school.

All of the students on the bus have been accounted for.

The driver of the school bus was trapped after the accident and has been taken to the hospital by helicopter. Her family member told News Channel 25 that she suffered two broken legs and she remains in good condition. 

Police say a teachers aid who was on the bus was thrown during impact and her injuries do not appear to be life-threatening. She was taken to a local hospital.

The driver of the truck was OK and police were questioning him at the scene. After, he was taken to a nearby hospital to be examined. 

Parents fled to the scene to pick up their children and to make sure they were OK. 

The school bus was from the Bruceville-Eddy school district.

 

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • West community gathers for healing walk through town

    West community gathers for healing walk through town

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:38:52 GMT
    The healing process continues in West and so the community comes together for a healing walk through town.More >>
    The healing process continues in West and so the community comes together for a healing walk through town.More >>
  • LACY LAKEVIEW

    Call center evacuated after gun threat

    Call center evacuated after gun threat

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:11:04 GMT
    A call center was evacuated late Friday afternoon after a threat regarding a man with a gun . Employees at the General Dynamics Information Technology Center, which takes calls for Obamacare, were evacuated. The call center is located at Loop 340 a couple blocks west of Interstate 35.An email sent by supervisors said employees arriving for work were being sent home. Others already inside were locked down, and then later sent home. Police got a tip call that a disgruntled employee, who was mad...More >>
    A call center was evacuated late Friday afternoon after a threat regarding a man with a gun . Employees at the General Dynamics Information Technology Center, which takes calls for Obamacare, were evacuated. The call center is located at Loop 340 a couple blocks west of Interstate 35.An email sent by supervisors said employees arriving for work were being sent home. Others already inside were locked down, and then later sent home. Police got a tip call that a disgruntled employee, who was mad...More >>
  • MCLENNAN COUNTY

    Man identified in deadly rollover accident

    Man identified in deadly rollover accident

    A man has died from a rollover accident that occurred Friday afternoon on I-35.More >>
    A man has died from a rollover accident that occurred Friday afternoon on I-35.More >>
Powered by WorldNow

News Channel 25 KXXV-TV
P.O. Box 2522
Waco, TX 76702

Phone Numbers:
Main: 254-754-2525
Tip Line: 254-757-2525

Links
Contact Us
KXXV Employment Opportunites
FCC Filings
Advertise on KXXV

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KXXV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.