VIDEO: Crash Leaves Two Dead, Dozens Injured After Concrete Truck Crashes into School Bus

BUDA, TX – A crash involving a concrete pumper truck and a Hays Consolidated ISD school bus has resulted in the deaths of a young student and a doctoral student, with dozens more injured. 

The crash occurred last Friday on State Highway 21 in Bastrop County as the bus, carrying pre-K students from Tom Green Elementary, was returning from a zoo field trip.

According to court documents, the driver of the FJM Concrete Pumping truck that veered into the school bus's path and caused the accident admitted to operating the vehicle on just three hours of sleep. 

Furthermore, the driver confessed to consuming cocaine the morning of the event. 

The dashcam footage released by Hays CISD shows the concrete truck crossing the double yellow line, leading to the bus to swerve and avoid a direct collision. The bus rolled over completely before coming to a stop upright.

The crash claimed the lives of 5-year-old Ulises Rodriguez Montoya, a student at Tom Green Elementary, and 33-year-old Ryan Wallace, a doctoral student at The University of Texas at Austin. 

The crash has left dozens of students and teachers sustaining injuries.

Officials have not publicly identified the driver of the commercial truck. Officials also haven't announced if any charges will be filed.

GoFundMe pages have been set up to support the families of the deceased and the injured. 

GoFundMe for 5-year-old Ulises Rodriguez Montoya can be found here:

GoFundMe for Ryan Wallace can be found here:

GoFundMe for the Tom Green Elementary Hornets:

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