Axtell – School Bus Crash on State Highway 31
Posted on Monday, October 14th, 2019 at 11:49 am
The Axtell Police Department is currently investigating an accident involving a school bus which resulted in minor injuries on State Highway 31, last Thursday.
At around 7:00 a.m., local DPS troopers were dispatched to State Highway 31 near Cavin in response to a call reporting a collision. According to the report, a student was attempting to enter a school bus when a Dodge struck the rear side of the bus. The impact caused minor injuries to the student. He was treated at the scene. Police said the driver of the pickup truck was attempting to drive around the bus when it rear-ended it.
Fortunately, no students were rushed to a hospital. They were transferred to another bus.
The driver of the truck was cited for failure to control speed. His identification has not yet been determined.
An investigation is still in progress.
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