POSTED: Thursday, January 28, 2010 - 9:28am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:35pm
Several young students from Los Fresnos are sent to the hospital after a school bus rolls over, Matt Fernandez has the details.
Brownsville police say that five students and the bus driver were sent to the hospital after an accident caused the bus driver to lose control and roll over. It happened at the intersection of FM 511 and Old Alice road. Police say the bus was coming from Rancho Verde on 511 and the driver of a small car was traveling on Old Alice road. The driver of the smaller car was not aware that 511 was a two way road and not a one way road. The car hit the bus causing it to veer and then roll over onto its side. Fire crews and EMS responded quickly to make sure the children exited the bus safely.
As for the driver of the small car, police say he will be cited for failure to yield the right of way at a stop.