Lubbock-Cooper bus crash NEW

A Lubbock-Cooper school bus carrying 11 students was involved in a crash with a semi Thursday morning near FM 1585 and CR 2500, near MLK Ave.

The bus driver, 52-year-old Margaret Hernandez, and two students were seriously injured. The other nine students were treated at the hospital for moderate injuries. All children are elementary age.

The driver of the 18-wheeler, 42-year-old Luis Sanchez, was not injured and is expected to be okay.

Emergency crews responded to the crash just before 7 a.m. Officials with DPS say Hernandez failed to yield the right of way and pulled out in front of the semi-trailer. The two vehicles collided in the intersection.