Texas 9 children taken to Texas hospital after school bus crash
MULSHOE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say nine children were taken to a West Texas hospital after a semi-trailer carrying cattle collided with a school bus.
Texas Department of Public Safety Lt. Bryan Witt said Wednesday that the children aboard the Muleshoe Independent School District bus were taken to a Muleshoe hospital for evaluation. One child later was transported to a Lubbock hospital but Witt says the child was not seriously hurt.
The driver of the semi-trailer suffered serious injuries that are not considered life-threatening. The driver of the school bus was not hurt.
Witt says the bus was attempting to make a left turn Tuesday when the semi-trailer, which was following behind, tried to pass on the left.
The elementary school-aged children were heading home after summer classes.
Muleshoe is about 70 miles (113 kilometers) northwest of Lubbock.
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