A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper was involved in a crash with a school bus carrying KIPP Austin Public Schools students and an SUV near the intersection of East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Springdale Road.
According KXAN, first responders arrived to the scene of the crash around 4:43 pm Monday. Video of the crash allegedly shows the school bus traveling in the right lane of eastbound MLK when it is struck head-on by the highway patrol vehicle.
At least one student was transported to the hospital following the crash and another was taken to an urgent care clinic. Six other children were evaluated by Austin-Travis County EMS.
The trooper was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center with serious injuries; fortunately, his injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Accident reconstructionists are investigating the accident. No citations have been issued.
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