Authorities investigating head-on bus crash in Brazos County

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BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) - Texas Department of Public (DPS) Troopers are investigating a two-vehicle injury crash that happened early Thursday morning on FM-159 involving a Navasota Independent School District bus.

The preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 6:30 a.m., a southbound 1996 Dodge Pick-up crossed over the center stripe and struck head-on a northbound school bus, just north of Millican.

The driver of the school bus, Brian Colbert, 30, from Navasota, along with a bus driving instructor and two students on the bus were transported by ambulances to Scott & White Hospital in College Station with non-life threatening injuries.

A third student was picked up at the scene by a parent. The driver of the Dodge pick-up, Gary Eastep, 24, of College Station, was also transported to Scott & White Hospital by ambulance with serious injuries.

DPS Troopers continue to investigate this crash and no additional information is available at this time.