Posted: Oct 16, 2013 6:27 PM by Tonya LaCoste
Updated: Oct 16, 2013 6:29 PM
The driver of a Chevy truck is seriously injured tonight after state police say he crashed into a Texas charter bus. According to troopers, Anthony Pitre, Sr., 67, was traveling on LA 101 when he didn't yield to the bus, which was traveling on U.S. 165. "The bus struck the passenger side of the pickup truck causing severe damage to the truck. The driver of the bus braked hard in an attempt to avoid the collision but was unable to," said State Police Troop D Sgt. James Anderson.
Seven of the 46 passengers on the bus were taken to a hospital with minor injuries. The group is with the First National Bank Senior Group of Bastrop, TX and was traveling to Coushatta Casino Resort in Kinder.