ECISD Bus Driver Returns to Work after Incident in Odessa

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NewsWest 9

ODESSA - New details have been released about the Odessa school bus driver who accidentally ran over a 13-year-old Nimitz Junior High Student earlier this week.

Ector County ISD officials tell NewsWest 9, that driver was back on the job on Thursday and has been cleared in the investigation.

The 13-year-old who fell in front of that driver's bus on Tuesday remains in a Lubbock hospital.

On Monday, NewsWest 9 told you about the accident at Laredo and Del Rio.

Officials say the bus had just dropped off some students when one of them tripped, and fell off the curb into the path of the school bus.

The bus ran over the teen.

He went to Medical Center Hospital and from there went on to Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.

NewsWest 9 will continue to track his road to recovery and update you with all the latest details as they become available.