PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - A Pflugerville ISD bus crashed into a stationary truck near State Highway 45 Tuesday afternoon.
The crash happened on Wilke Road near the intersection of Heatherwilde and SH 45. The bus was transporting 25 Dearing Elementary school students at the time according to Pflugerville ISD.
EMS was called to the scene to verify the safety of the students and a replacement bus was sent to take the students home.
Pflugerville ISD sent out this letter to Dearing Elementary parents:
Good afternoon Dearing Elementary Parents/Guardians,
We would like to make you aware of a traffic accident involving a bus transporting Dearing Elementary students. It was a collision between Bus Number 37 (Route 76) and a stationary vehicle at the intersection of Heatherwilde and State Highway 45. The bus was carrying 25 students at the time. EMS has been called to the scene to verify the safety of all students. A replacement bus is on the scene and will begin loading students as soon as they are cleared. School administrators are on the scene to offer support and will stay with students until the bus departs to finish its route. Thank you.
No other information was available.