Ulises Rodriguez Montoya, 5, and Ryan Wallace, 33, killed when concrete truck strikes school bus on State Highway 21 in Bastrop County, Texas

Modified Date: 
Fri, 03/29/2024 - 1:52pm
Accident Date: 
Friday, March 22, 2024

Concrete truck veers into Hays CISD school bus on field trip, killing child and adult

The crash occurred around 1:59 p.m. as the bus was traveling west on the highway with students from Tom Green Elementary who were returning from a field trip to the Bastrop Zoo.

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An investigation into the deadly crash is expected to take weeks to complete, according to officials.

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Funeral and memorial services are still in the early stages, but a GoFundMe for the family is available at gofund.me/026b0f7e.

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Jerry Hernandez was behind the wheel of a concrete pumper truck that crashed into a Hays CISD school bus on March 22. The crash killed 5-year-old Ulises Rodriguez Montoya, a student at Tom Green Elementary, along with 33-year-old Ryan Wallace, a Ph.D. student at the University of Texas at Austin.

School Bus
People Involved: 
Ulises Rodriguez Montoya
Ryan Wallace
Jerry Hernandez
Austin, TX