Video shows AISD school bus crash at US 71, MoPac bridge


AUSTIN (KXAN) — An Austin ISD school bus was involved in a multi-vehicle collision Tuesday night at eastbound U.S. 71 under Loop 1. 

TxDot reported Tuesday night that eastbound 290 was blocked by the bus, which was sideways, beneath the Mopace bridge. Austin Police Department responded shortly to the 500 block of U.S. 71. All eastbound lanes on Ben White Boulevard were closed following the collision.

Austin Independent School District responded Tuesday evening, confirming that no students were onboard during the crash. 

According to Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services, a man in his 60s with serious injuries and a man in his 20s with non-life threatening injuries were transported to St. David’s South. 

On Friday APD reported the investiation as closed. 

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