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3 Injured in Bus Crash in Waco, TX

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Rachel Moody3 years ago

Three bus passengers were injured Tuesday afternoon when the Waco Transit bus they were on collided with a red Ford F-250 pickup truck that was hauling a trailer.

About the Waco Transit Bus Crash

The Waco Tribune reports that the bus, which was carrying seven passengers, was traveling on Washington Avenue, a one-way southbound road.  The truck was traveling the same direction as the bus on Washington when it turned in front of the bus at the intersection of North Seventh Street, cutting off the bus and colliding with the front of it. 

Three bus passengers were taken to Baylor Scott and White Hillcrest Medical center with nonlife-threatening injuries after they were treated on-scene by emergency medical personnel. 

The bus driver and the driver of the pickup truck were reportedly uninjured. 

Bus Crash Statistics

The following statistics were taken from AAA Mid-Atlantic:

  • In 2010, 46 people died and 363 were injured in 34 motor coach accidents nationwide. 
  • Motor coach accidents often result in multiple fatalities.
  • Ejections account for 78 percent of deaths in roll-over bus crashes.

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