BIG SPRING, TEXAS – A news story published on abc13.com reports rhat three men were tragically killed in a severe West Texas accident. According to the report, the bus driver, a band director, and the driver of a second vehicle were all tragically killed in the crash. The school bus was carrying high school band members, the Texas Department of Public Safety reported on Saturday.
Andrews High School band director, a 53-year-old man, tragically succumbed to his injuries. According to the report, the bus crashed head-on with a pickup truck that was heading in the wrong direction along Interstate 20 in Big Spring, Texas.
According to Sergeant Justin Baker of the Texas Department of Public Safety, the fatal wrong-way accident injured two of the 25 high school students aboard the bus. They were transported to a Lubbock hospital. They were listed as in critical medical condition. Eleven other high school students were treated at a Big Springs hospital.
Sergeant Baker also stated that he had not received any updates concerning the students’ injuries. Sergeant Baker also reported that the pickup truck was heading west in the eastbound traffic lanes of Interstate 20 when it crashed head-on with the eastbound school bus and a second school bus. There were thankfully no accident-related injuries reported with the occupants on the second bus. The fatal accident is currently under investigation.
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