Traffic Accident Sends Mesquite ISD School Bus Rolling

MESQUITE (AP) – A traffic accident sent a Mesquite Independent School District school bus rolling Monday morning. Three people on the bus were taken to an area hospital to be checked for possible injuries.

Mesquite police say the small bus was clipped by another vehicle Monday morning and overturned several times, ending up on its side.

Mesquite ISD spokeswoman Laura Jobe says the accident happened on Interstate-635 as the bus was bound for an education facility in Garland.

Jobe says one special education student was on board, along with the driver and an aide.

Police say the boy and the two adults were transported to hospitals, as a precaution. Jobe says all three were alert and conscious.

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