School bus crashes into pole, children and driver uninjured

Photo credit: DPS

A Hardin-Jefferson ISD school bus crashed into a telephone pole on Old Sour Lake Road around 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29.

According to DPS, the driver of the school bus was attempting to make a right turn onto Patna Drive from Old Sour Lake Road but made the turn at an unsafe speed and lost control of the bus. The bus traveled off the roadway and struck a utility pole.

Four children between ages 9 to 14 were on the bus, as well as the driver. No injuries were reported and emergency personnel on scene checked all occupants. The driver was issued a traffic citation for unsafe speed.