Police chase of suspected drunk driver ends in crash involving school bus

No students hurt after bus crashes in Plano

PLANO, TEXAS - A police chase of suspected drunk driver ended in a crash involving multiple vehicles and a Plano ISD school bus Friday afternoon. 

Allen police started pursuing the DWI suspect, identified as 30-year-old Adam Pigott, at about 2:30 p.m. when they received a report of a drunk driver near Bethany from the Murphy and Lucas areas.

Police said residents attempted to box the suspect in at Bethany and Cheyanne, where he hit three vehicles. 

Officers continued following Pigott, heading south on U.S. 75. service road. He hit a school bus at the service road and Spring Creek Parkway. The bus later struck three other vehicles before crashing into a tree. The suspect’s truck caught fire.

A child and two employees on the bus were not injured, according to Plano ISD. Pigott received minor injuries was taken into custody. No other injuries reported, police said. 

Stay with WFAA for updates. 

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