Delbert Lightsey Dead, Others Hurt in Caldwell, TX, Bus Accident
Caldwell, TX -- February 10, 2017, Delbert Lightsey was killed, several others were injured, after an accident involving a pickup and a school bus.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, The accident happened around 4:00 p.m. on the eastern end of Caldwell. They say that a Caldwell ISD school bus was dropping off students along the side of Texas Highway 21.
As the bus was dropping off kids, a pickup slammed into the back of the bus. As a result of this, the pickup driver, 95-year-old Lightsey, suffered fatal injuries. He died at the scene.
Reports say one of the eleven students on-board was taken to a hospital via ambulance. Others were taken by private vehicle. The bus driver was also taken to a hospital.
Authorities have not suggested if any particular factors contributed to the accident. It's unclear whether or not the bus had its emergency signals on at the time.
Investigations are ongoing.
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