Lufkin school bus involved in crash

Lufkin school bus involved in crash

POSTED: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 9:18am

UPDATED: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 11:33am

A Lufkin ISD school bus was involved in a crash Tuesday morning when a vehicle hit the back of the bus. It happened at the intersection of Loop 287 and Paul Avenue.

According to Lufkin ISD Director of Communications and Public Relations Sheila Adams, bus #39 was carrying 27 students when the wreck, which was said to be minor, occurred at around 7:30 a.m. The bus was en route from Herty Elementary to Coston Elementary at the time.

Emergency medical crews were waiting to treat students at Coston when the bus arrived. However, there were no serious injuries and all students were able to continue on to class.

In a realeased statement from LISD, the at-fault driver was said to be distracted when they rear-ended the bus.

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