1 person flown to hospital after crash involving school bus in Travis County


First responders are performing extensive life-saving measures on a person who was involved in a crash between a vehicle and a bus in west Travis County Friday morning, officials say. (Courtesy: Travis County ESD 1 Fire Chief Donnie Norman)

TRAVIS COUNTY (KXAN) — One person was flown to an area hospital after a crash involving a vehicle and a Leander ISD bus in west Travis County Friday morning, officials say.

Austin-Travis County EMS said multiple agencies, including STAR Flight, were responding to the crash in the 18300 block of FM 1431 road just after 7:30 a.m.

Crews removed the person from the crash, and that person was going to be flown to an area hospital.

Leander ISD confirmed that the bus involved was theirs and that the driver was transported to an area hospital. No information about the driver’s injuries were released.

The bus was on its way to pick up Cedar Park Middle and High school students at the time of the crash. The district is notifying parents of delays.

Fire Chief Donnie Norman said Travis County ESD 1 was on scene with ATCEMS and STAR flight.

Leander ISD said there were no students on board the bus at the time of the crash.

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