VIDEO: Texas School Bus Narrowly Avoids Train Collision

Published: February 22, 2016

A school bus filled with students had a close call Feb. 10 when the bus barely rolled past train tracks before a train went by.

The incident, caught on cell phone cameras by students scared for their lives, was discovered by school administrators after it was posted on social media, according to ABC News.

RELATED: Texas School District Equips School Buses with Surveillance Cameras

The school bus was taking 42 students to Klein Oak High School in Spring, Texas, at the time of the near collision.

——Article Continues Below——

Get the latest industry news and research delivered directly to your inbox.

The bus driver initially claimed that the students were too loud for the bus to be driven safely, but the Klein Independent School District suspended the driver while it opened an investigation.

RELATED: Ind. School Principal Killed in Bus Crash While Saving Lives

Following the investigation, the district released a statement that the bus driver “did not follow standard procedures when crossing the railroad track.” The bus driver is no longer employed with the district.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Strategy & Planning Series
Strategy & Planning Series
Strategy & Planning Series
Strategy & Planning Series
Strategy & Planning Series