Thursday morning, 8 people where injured when a school bus carrying 45 middle school students collided with a car outside Northwest High School in Justin, said Northwest Independent School District officials.
The bus was heading to Gene Pike Middle School when it collided just west of the high school with a sedan along Farm-to-Market Road 156 before 9 a.m.
“No major injuries occurred,” the district stated in a news release. “All students and the bus driver are safe. Two students were transported for precautionary measures.”
MedStar reported four students and six others, were treated at the scene for minor injuries and released.
A statement from Northwest ISD said:
A bus carrying Pike Middle School students was involved in an accident in front of Northwest High School on F.M. 156 this morning. No major injuries resulted from the crash, and all students in the bus were safely evacuated and loaded onto another bus to Pike.
Parents of students who were on the bus are being notified of the accident. Please be aware that traffic on F.M. 156 may be delayed as cleanup of the accident is occurring. We are extremely thankful all our students are safe.
The cause of the crash is still unknown.