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15 Students Injured in Crowley Bus Crash

Maya Kammourieh1 year ago

Texas authorities are investigating an incident in which two school buses collided leaving 10 to 15 students injured.

Details of the Texas School Bus Accident

According to Associated Press, about a dozen of students were transported to the hospital with minor injuries including stitches and whiplash symptoms.  

The accident occurred Monday afternoon in the town of Crowley, roughly 20 miles south of Fort Worth. The school bus in question rear-ended another school bus.

The school bus was transporting students who went to Crowley Independent School. The school’s spokesman Anthony Krichner says about 60 to 70 students were on the buses.

Krichner said the school district is still working to get details on how the accident happened. No other vehicles were involved in the accident aside from the two buses.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • 232,041 people were injured in traffic accidents in 2013 with 89,270 people sustaining a serious injury.
  • There were no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2013.
  • Saturday, March 23nd was the deadliest day in 2013 with twenty-seven people killed in traffic colisions. June was the deadliest month with 336 traffic fatalities recorded.
  • Based on reportable crashes in 2013:
    • One person was killed every 2 hours and 36 minutes
    • One person was injured every 2 minutes and 16 seconds
    • A reportable crash occurred every 71 seconds 


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