Nine students were injured when a school bus rolled down an embankment on Thursday after being hit by another car and then landed on its side off of Interstate 30 in Dallas, 21 CBS DFW reported.
The bus driver received praise for avoiding a more serious outcome.
According to the news report, students said the Bishop Dunne Catholic School bus did not have seat belts, and “students went flying.” Students said they saw their peers covered in blood and many students were crying.
The students and the bus driver were taken to the hospital, and the one other remaining student on board was uninjured and released to their parents. Passengers in the other vehicles were uninjured.
CBS reported all that students were released from the hospital on Thursday night. However, the bus driver remained hospitalized for tests and observation.
Dallas Fire-Rescue said as many as four vehicles were involved in the crash. The cause of the crash is under investigation by the Dallas Police.
The bus driver is reportedly being credited for keeping the students safe.