Tuesday afternoon, several children and a driver were taken to the hospital after a Muleshoe ISD school bus collided with a semi-truck at the intersection of 214 and Bailey County Road 1028.
According to the preliminary investigation a Muleshoe ISD school bus was traveling north on TX-214 preparing to turn west onto CR-1028. A truck tractor pulling a semi-trailer was traveling north on TX-214 behind the school bus.
The driver of truck attempted to pass the bus as the driver of the bus was turning west onto CR-1028.
Nine elementary school students were on the bus at the time of the crash. All students were transported to the Muleshoe Area Medical Center for treatment. The extent of their injuries are unknown at this time.
The driver of the truck was also transported to the Muleshoe Area Medical Center for treatment. The extent of his injuries his unknown at this time.