Austin ISD bus driver injured in crash with mailbox

AISD school bus crashes into mailbox (KXAN Viewer Photo/ Erin Potter)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — An Austin ISD bus driver was injured Tuesday afternoon after crashing into a mailbox in southwest Austin.

At around 4:15 p.m., first responders were called to the 6800 block of Fence Line Drive, near William Cannon Drive, for reports of a crash. The bus driver was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Two children were on board the bus at the time of the collision, but were uninjured. The parents came to the scene to pick up their children.

Last month, Taylor ISD decided they would reevaluate their seat belt policy after a school bus crashed with a man driving with an invalid license. No students were on board and the driver was released from the hospital hours after the crash. 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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