School bus plunges into swimming pool

School bus plunges into swimming pool

A school bus from the North East Independent School District rests in a motel swimming pool off Loop 410 near the San Antonio airport on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.

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by Kens5.com Staff

WHAS11.com

Posted on January 18, 2013 at 12:00 PM

Updated Thursday, Dec 5 at 12:34 AM

SAN ANTONIO -- A school bus for the North East Independent School District crashed into a motel pool before picking up kids from school on Thursday afternoon.

The driver lost control of the bus and crashed into the Town House Motel, 942 NE Loop 410, near the San Antonio International Airport around 2:45 p.m.

An NEISD official said the driver was en route to pick up students from school, so no students were aboard the bus at the time of the crash.

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The bus driver was treated for injuries at the scene before he was taken to a local hospital.

According to the hotel manager, the bus driver told him that he was hit by another car before crashing into the swimming pool.

This is a developing story. Check back at Kens5.com as more information becomes available.
 

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