10 Students Injured in School Bus Crash at FM 2194 and CR 1661 in Collin County

10 Students Injured in School Bus Crash at FM 2194 and CR 1661 in Collin County

Ten Students Injured in Collin County School Bus Crash at FM 2194 and CR 1661

Collin County, Texas (January 5, 2023) – According to the troopers, ten students were injured Wednesday afternoon in a school bus crash in Collin County.

The crash happened around 4:24 p.m., January 4, in the area of Farm-to-Market Road 2194 and County Road 1661.

Troopers said a Farmersville ISD bus with 48 children on board was stopped while dropping off a student when it was rear-ended by a Ford F-150 pickup truck.

Ten students on the bus and the Ford driver were taken to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Ford driver was to be ticketed.

The troopers are investigating the crash.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

There are many different reasons why automobile, pedestrian, 18-wheeler, and motorcycle accidents occur, including driver negligence, driver inattention, texting and driving, speeding, fatigue, failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign, or private drive, running a red light, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. While the factors listed above are the main causes of most accidents, there may also be other factors involved, which is why it’s important that an investigation be conducted before evidence disappears, especially in cases involving a fatality.  At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, we will act quickly to secure accident scene photos, interview witnesses, obtain police records, and secure other valuable evidence needed to win your case.  Call now for a free consultation.

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