Driver hits Clint ISD bus full of students

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 11:56am

El Paso County Sheriff's Deputies cited a driver after he hit a Clint Independent School District Bus Tuesday.

Deputies said they were dispatched to the 14700 block of Las Colonias Road just after 4:40 p.m. Tuesday.

The driver of a truck did not see the bus stopped with its flashers on and stop sign activated while kids were getting off the bus and hit the back of the bus, deputies said.

A total of 53 people were on the bus at the time including a the driver and bus monitor. Three people were in the truck at the time of the crash. Deputies said there were no injuries in the crash.

The driver told deputies he was distracted, he was cited for failure to control speed, deputies said.

The students were from William D. Surratt Elementary School.


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