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5 injured in accident involving Tyler ISD bus

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TYLER (KYTX) - Police are on the scene of an accident involving a Tyler school bus on Old Omen Rd and McDonald Road.

No word on the cause of the accident. Tyler Police Public Information officer Don Martin tells CBS 19 that the driver of the SUV and four elementary children were transported to local hospital with minor injuries.

The accident happened when TISD bus #14's driver turned left from McDonald onto Old Omen in front of a black Chevy Tahoe driven by 26-year-old Christian Fuentes.

There were 47 students on the bus at the time of the accident. Several of the kids received medical attention at the scene. The remaining students were transported to another bus.

Dawn Parnell with TISD Public Relations tells KYTX CBS 19 that the bus driver did receive a citation.

Parents were notified.

TISD and Tyler Police Department are investigating the accident.

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