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Statement on Apple Bus Company Accident Involving KIPP Austin Students | Declaración sobre Accidente de Bus de Apple Company Involucrando Estudiantes de KIPP Austin

February 12, 2018

Feb. 12, Austin, TX During its normal afternoon drop-off route, an Apple Company bus transporting 38 KIPP Austin Leadership Elementary and KIPP Austin Vista students was involved in a traffic accident at approximately 5 pm this afternoon. The accident happened at the intersection of MLK Boulevard and Springdale and involved a Texas Highway Patrol and a third vehicle.

Emergency medical services teams arrived on the scene and transported one student to Dell’s Children’s Hospital. Another family chose to take their student to an urgent care clinic as a precaution. All other students were released to their parents and guardians, as no major injuries were reported. Staff from both schools arrived on the scene and immediately notified parents and school teams, along with Apple Bus Company Emergency Management Response Team who implemented their emergency protocols for bus accidents.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the two students who went to the hospital, as well as the State Trooper involved in the accident. We will continue to monitor the health of the students are are working to support their families in any way we can.

 

12 de Feb., Austin, TXDurante su ruta normal de la tarde, un bus de Apple Company transportando 38 estudiantes de KIPP Austin Leadership Elementary y KIPP Austin Vista fue involucrado en un accidente aproximadamente a las 5 pm esta tarde. El accidente ocurrió en la intersección de MLK Boulevard y Springdale e involucró una patrulla del Texas Highway Patrol y un tercer vehículo.

Los servicios médicos de emergencia estuvieron presentes y transportaron un estudiante al hospital Dell’s Children. Otra familia decidió llevar su estudante a una clínica de emergencia como una precaución. Todos los demás estudiantes fueron entregados a sus padres, dado que no hubieron lesiones mayores reportadas. Personal de las dos escuelas estuvieron presentes y notificaron inmediatamente a los padres y al personal de las escuelas, además de el equipo de respuestas a emergencias de Apple Company quién implementó sus protocolos para accidentes.

Nuestros pensamientos y oraciones están con los dos estudiantes que fueron al hospital, y con el oficial del estado que estuvo involucrado en el accidente. Continuaremos monitoreando el estado y salud de los estudiantes y estamos trabajando en apoyar las familias en cualquier forma que podamos.