NACOGDOCHES, TX (PRESS RELEASE) - The Nacogdoches Police Department investigated an auto crash involving a loaded school bus this afternoon.
The accident occurred at 3:33 pm in the 100 block of Sir Galahad St. near the intersection of NE Stallings Drive. It involved a 2005 International school bus, owned by the Nacogdoches Independent School District and driven by Clarence Harvey, age 70 of Nacogdoches and a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by Ryan Goss, age 21 of Nacogdoches.
The school bus was carrying approximately 70 students from Carpenter Elementary and McMichael Middle School. One student, an 8 year old girl received a minor injury and was transported from the scene by a parent. No other injuries were reported.
The accident occurred when the bus was making a right turn onto Sir Galahad from Stallings. The PT Cruiser was stopped at the stop sign and the front of the bus struck the rear fender of the passenger car.