LEANDER, TEXAS - A school bus coming from Norman, Oklahoma was involved in a rollover crash in Lampasas.
The bus was carrying 27 female students from Cleveland Elementary in Oklahoma for an annual field trip to SeaWorld. All students and the driver were taken to area hospitals as a precaution.
The Norman Public School District released the following statement:
Saturday afternoon, two buses were transporting Cleveland Elementary fifth-grade students on an annual field trip to SeaWorld. One bus carrying female students was involved in an accident in Lampasas, Texas. As a precaution, all students involved in the accident have been transported to nearby medical facilities. Two individuals are being treated for non-life threatening injuries. District officials have been in close communication with students’ parents and local law enforcement. Student safety is our top priority and we are thankful for the emergency responders who have quickly responded to the scene. We will provide additional information as it becomes available.
A bus carrying all girls from Norman Oklahoma was involved in a roll-over crash along highway 281.— Esmi Careaga (@EsmiOnFox7) September 30, 2018
26 passengers were taken to nearby hospitals. No fatalities. Police are still investigating what led up to the crash but say weather may have contributed. @fox7austin pic.twitter.com/otv602iPlc
According to police, the school bus was the only vehicle involved in the accident.
All roads have been reopened since. Police are investigating what led up to the crash.