CARTS bus wreck with semitruck hospitalizes three

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A crash involving a CARTS bus and a tractor trailer sent three people to the hospital on Monday morning.

East Riverside Drive is closed at Vargas Road, where the crash happened at around 8:05 a.m.

Emergency crews got to the scene shortly after to take three people hurt in the wreck to the hospital. According to medics, the injuries are not life-threatening.

CARTS buses take people living in rural areas into the city, connecting them with Capital Metro buses — thanks to their partnership with CARTS. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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