El Campo ISD school bus involved in minor accident

The Wharton County Sherriff's Office reported no injuries

EL CAMPO, Texas – On Tuesday morning, the Wharton County Sheriff’s Office reported a minor accident involving an El Campo school bus. The accident occurred at County Road 405 and 406, southeast of El Campo. Six students occupied the school bus at the time of the accident but were not injured, according to authorities.

WCSO said the bus slid off the road and landed slightly on its side, as the back wheels went off into a ditch. Officials also reported that rain and darkness were factors in the accident.

All occupants of the school bus were then transported to school through alternative transportation. According to a Facebook post by KULP 106.7 FM & 1390 AM The Texas Legend, ECISD Superintendent Bob Callaghan reported that all children were checked out at the scene and would be checked on again by counselors and nurses throughout the day.

KULP 106.7 FM & 1390 AM The Texas Legend provided the above information and photos.