Ignacio Flores Injured in Accident at US 59 in Polk County, TX

September 5, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Ignacio Flores
Type of Accident
School Bus
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 59, Marshall, Polk County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Toyota Camry, School Bus
US 59
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Toyota Camry and a School Bus were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at US 59 in Polk County, TX on September 5th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 7:30 a.m. According to investigators, a Toyota Camry operated by 31-year-old Ignacio Flores was northbound approaching a school bus stopped in a shoulder with active flashing lights to pick up children. Police say there was a vehicle ahead sliding behind the school bus, causing the Toyota to begin braking and steering right in order to avoid a collision. The Toyota ended up veering into the outside lane, making contact with the bus, leaving Flores with suspected serious injuries. There were no other reported injuries. Additional information was not available.

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