1 student killed, several others injured in school van accident in Texas
HOUSTON, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- One student was killed and 10 others were injured after a school van was hit by a truck in Trinity, a city in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Texas.
A Trinity Independent School District van loaded with eight children was stopped to pick up a child when it was struck from behind by a 2008 Ford pick-up, occupied by a 17-year-old student driver and three students, local media reported.
Police confirmed the accident, saying that the 7-year-old girl on the van died later at a hospital. The 10 others, including the driver of the van, were rushed to hospital for medical treatment, and they were in fair condition.[ Editor: meng ]