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Denton Independent School District Bus Involved in Crash

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    Denton ISD School Bus in Three-Vehicle Crash

    Denton police investigated a crash involving a school bus and two other vehicles Tuesday morning. (Published Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017)

    Denton police investigated a crash involving a school bus and two other vehicles Tuesday morning.

    The crash happened before 8:30 a.m. in the 2700 block of Hilcroft Avenue.

    Denton Police say the bus was traveling west on the neighborhood street when it struck a parked car that was forced into a parked SUV. Viewer pictures from the scene show the SUV tipped onto its side by the crash.

    Neither of the parked vehicles were occupied at the time.

    Denton ISD School Bus Involved in Crash

    [DFW] Denton ISD School Bus Involved in Crash

    A Denton ISD school bus is one of three vehicles involved in a crash in Denton County Tuesday morning.

    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017)

    The Denton ISD bus was transporting 37 students to Denton High School, according to District Spokesman Mario Zavala.

    2 of the students, a 16 year-old and 18 year-old were taken voluntarily to Medical City Denton to be checked out, but first responders on scene said no one, including the 41 year-old female driver, appeared seriously injured.

    "The rest of the students were sent over to Denton High School on a second bus, they were also checked out by the school nurse, were able to contact their families if they needed to, and then we just proceeded about our day," said Zavala.

    Police and the school district have not yet identified the cause of the crash, but Zavala said they are launching a full investigation to figure the situation out.

    "We're going to do our due diligence there, the driver will be placed on leave while we investigate, and we'll follow the process to see what happened," he said.

    The bus and the disabled vehicles were towed from the scene by 11 am.

    Raw: Denton ISD School Bus Involved in Crash

    [DFW] Raw: Denton ISD School Bus Involved in Crash

    Chopper 5 flies over the scene of a crash involving a Denton Independent School District bus Tuesday morning.

    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017)

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