CALLISBURG — Department of Public Safety (DPS) officials released updated information Wednesday about Tuesday afternoon’s collision near Callisburg between a school bus and a Chevrolet Camaro.
DPS Public Information Officer Mark Tackett reported that at approximately 12:38 p.m. Tuesday, troopers were called to investigate a crash at the intersection of FM 678 and U.S. Highway 82 in Cooke County. Tackett reported that Cathy White was southbound on FM 678 in a Chevrolet Camaro approaching the Highway 82 exit. At the same time, Angie Dillard was driving a Callisburg Independent School bus — northbound on FM 678 and returning to the Callisburg campus.
Tackett reported that White turned left across the northbound lane at the Highway 82 exit and was struck by the bus. Shortly after that collision, the school bus caught fire.
No children were on the bus at the time of the crash, Tackett reported, and Dillard was uninjured. White sustained minor injuries during the crash and was transported to medical treatment.
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