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DPS investigating school bus accident outside Dumas

Source: Michael Bontke Source: Michael Bontke

DUMAS, TX (KFDA) - The Department of Public Safety is investigating an accident involving a Dumas High School bus and a semi truck.

The wreck happened on U.S. 287 between Dumas and Cactus. Troopers said the semi driver was stopped at the intersection of FM 119 and U.S. 287. According to the initial investigation, the semi driver pulled out in front of the bus, causing the collision. 

Troopers said only one child was injured on the bus. That child was taken to a nearby hospital.

The semi truck driver was airlifted to an Amarillo hospital with unknown injuries.

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