School bus and pickup collide near Grandfield, killing 1 and injuring 10

Posted on Tuesday, December 12th, 2023 at 2:31 am    

TILLMAN CO., OK – The driver of a pickup truck died while a school bus driver and several children sustained injuries in a southeast Tillman County collision on Monday, reports KFDX 4. 

The incident happened just after 8 a.m. on US-70 just west of Grandfield, which is just north of the state border between Oklahoma and Texas.

Police say that a school bus and a pickup truck collided along the Highway, at which point the pickup caught fire. The driver of the pickup died at the scene.

The school bus driver and approximately ten students were hurt in the crash. Three of the students were airlifted to the hospital for medical attention. They are all expected to recover.

A full investigation is underway.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma car accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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