TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — One person died 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 RR 1431 road just after 7:30 a.m.
Crews removed a person from a car on the scene. The person later died at a local hospital.
The Texas Department of Public Safety took over the investigation and said that a red car traveling eastbound on RR 1431 for an unknown reason struck the bus that was traveling westbound.
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.