Sierra Martin | Managing Editor
UPDATE: This article was updated at 7:44 p.m. to provide additional information from the City of San Marcos.
SAN MARCOS — A major accident between a Texas State University bus and multiple vehicles occurred this evening at the intersection of Charles Austin Drive and Aquarena Springs Drive near Strahan Arena.
According to a city official, two occupants from one vehicle sustained severe injuries and were both transported to Seton Hays Hospital in Kyle. No injuries were reported on the bus and occupants from the other two vehicles involved sustained minor injuries.
Witnesses on the scene say a black car hit the back of the bus at high speed, causing an explosion and plume of black smoke. The black vehicle then spun into another car. 12 students were reported to have been on the bus at the time of the accident.
The San Marcos Police Department (SMPD) and San Marcos Fire Department (SMFD) responded to the scene. Officials are unable to disclose any additional information at this time.
As of 5:56 p.m. on Friday, April 29, SMPD anticipates being on the scene for another three hours while collecting evidence.
This is an ongoing investigation, Corridor News will provide updates as they become available.