SAN MARCOS, Texas — Multiple agencies are responding to a collision near the Texas State University campus on Friday.
The university police department first reported the crash around 4:45 p.m. at Aquarena Springs and Charles Austin Drives, calling it a “major vehicle collision.”
Vanessa Buentello, editor with The college star on campus, tweeted a video of the crash scene, saying it was a Texas state bus. She also reported that witnesses saw a “huge explosion with black smoke”. She said the students were still on the bus at the time, but were later released.
I am at the intersection of Charles Austin and Aquarina Springs where a collision between a Texas State bus and several cars has just occurred. First responders are on site. Witnesses say they saw an explosion. @UniversityStar pic.twitter.com/Ll7oHqgJaL
– vanessa buentello (@vnessabuentello) April 29, 2022
A city spokesperson later confirmed the accident involved a bus, adding that a total of four vehicles were involved. Two occupants of a vehicle were seriously injured and were both taken to Seton Hays Hospital in Kyle.
No injuries were reported on the bus, but people in two other vehicles suffered minor injuries.