WEATHERFORD (CBSDFW.COM) – Five teenage students were injured Saturday night in Parker County when a car drove into their school bus, authorities said.
According to Texas DPS, a driver crossed lanes while heading in the opposite direction on Farm-to-Market Road 51 in Parker County when he crashed into the Bridgeport ISD bus.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Should You Expect Another Relief Payment?
Authorities said four 14-year-olds, a 15-year-old and the bus driver were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. Their conditions are unknown.READ MORE: Accused Drunk Driver Dylan Molina ‘Enjoyed Himself’ With Vodka Redbulls Before Fatal Crash
The students are a part of the Bridgeport Sissies girls basketball team and were returning home from a tournament in Granbury. A second bus carrying students was not involved in the crash.
“At this point we feel very blessed,” said superintendent Brandon Peavey. “It could have been much worse.”MORE NEWS: Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest 80+ Undocumented Migrants Inside Stash House
The other driver’s injuries are also unknown; however, the female passenger of that vehicle suffered critical injuries and was flown by air ambulance to a local hospital.