Skip to comments.SAISD releases video from inside school bus plunge
Posted on 10/10/2012 10:39:29 AM PDT by shadeaud
The San Antonio Independent School District has released video footage from inside a special-needs bus that plummeted off an I-37 overpass last week.
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SAISD spokeswoman Leslie Price explained that the student in the video has been covered by a black box to comply with federal privacy laws. She also explained that the video cuts out before the bus hits the access road below.
"Note that the video shows the bus being hit by the car, but shortly after that occurs, the footage ends. This is due to the significant impact to the bus when it hit the ground -- power was cut and the digital video footage still in the buffer was lost," she said in an e-mail.
Both surveillance clips have been combined in the video above. In the first clip, the car involved in the crash can be seen hitting the school bus. The second clip shows the school bus driver reacting behind the wheel.
Click here for photos from after the wreck
The school bus driver, a 7-year-old student and a staff member miraculously avoided any serious injuries in the Oct. 4 accident
I hate the section of expressway.
You’re high, the guardrail is low, and for some reason or another people seem to drive even more stupid than normal through that section of road.
The school bus driver was a seven year old student?
You’re right. Most Texas freeways are pretty well designed, but I-37 and the US 281 swing around Brackenridge park are flat-out dangerous.
Lucky no one was killed.
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