Courtney Lenall Patteson Injured in Accident at I-45 in Shenandoah, TX

August 29, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Courtney Lenall Patteson
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Interstate 45 North, Shenandoah, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Blue Bird Bus, Nissan Altima
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries (1), minor injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Blue Bird Bus and a Nissan Altima were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities have information on a crash that injured two people at I-45 in Shenandoah, TX on August 29th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 4:59 p.m. According to investigators, a school bus was northbound on I-45 as two vehicles ahead were stopped in traffic merging from an on-ramp. Police allege the bus failed to control its speed and collided with the rear of Nissan Altima operated by 41-year-old Courtney Lenall Patteson, pushing it into the Mercedes-Benz 300 stopped in front of it. Officials say the driver of the Mercedes-Benz had minor injuries while Patteson was more seriously injured. Police say the were no reported injuries from either the bus driver or any of the students aboard at the time. Additional information was not available.

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