Truck rear-ends Nacogdoches bus; all kids OK

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - By Holley Nees - email

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Nacogdoches school bus which was stopped and unloading children on U.S. 59, across from Kaliente Club in Nacogdoches County.

None of the children were hurt and all made it off the bus safely.

NISD Superintendent Rodney Hutto arrived on the scene to make sure all the children were OK.

According to Trooper John Henley, Brian Lee Thrailkill, 29, of Lufkin, was driving a Dodge pickup and hauling another pickup when he rear-ended the bus, around 4:45 p.m.

James Provost, 51, of Cushing was driving the bus.

Traffic was backed up for about a mile in the northbound lane as responders cleared the scene.

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