McKinney School Bus Driver Falls Ill; Drives Into Ditch

McKinney, Texas – This morning at approximately 8 a.m., a McKinney ISD bus was involved in an accident when the bus driver experienced a medical emergency that caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle.

The bus was heading southbound on the Highway 75 access road when the medical incident took place. The bus came to a stop off the side of the road near a wooded area just north of Highway 75 and Virginia Road.

A total of eight students from the Lawson Early Childhood School were being transported at the time of the accident. The driver and six of the eight students were transported to the hospital following the accident. There were no reports of serious injury, but the driver and students were taken for precautionary reasons.

All six students have been released from the hospital and are being transported back to school. McKinney ISD will provide additional details when they become available.



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