One dead after crash involving bus, two semi trucks on I-35 in Hillsboro

The Hillsboro Police Department is investigating an early-morning crash on Interstate 35 that claimed the life of one driver.

Hillsboro firefighters and police along with CareFlite ground EMS, Abbot FD, Hill County sheriffs deputies, and DPS were called to the scene of a major crash involving one bus and two semi-trucks along northbound I35 near the south exit for Highway 81 south of Hillsboro.

Upon arrival, police located one person deceased. He was the driver of the bus. One of the semi-truck drivers was also injured and transported by ambulance to a hospital in Waco.

The interstate was shut down while police and EMS evaluated the passengers on the bus.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.