• March 07, 2017

4 Injured in Olney, TX, School Bus Accident on Highway 251

Olney, TX -- March 3, 2017, at least four people were injured following an accident where a school bus and a pickup crashed on Highway 251.

Investigators from the Texas Department of Public Safety were called to the scene at around 4:00 p.m. The crash occurred near the intersection of Highway 251 and True Road.

According to preliminary reports, a school bus was traveling down the highway carrying an unspecified number of students. The bus came to a stop on the road, and shortly afterward it was rear-ended by a pickup.

As a result of the collision, at least four students were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Their injuries were not said to be life-threatening. The pickup driver had minor injuries.

Authorities say the pickup driver was placed under arrest for suspicion of driving while intoxicated. No official charges were reported.

No further details are currently available.

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