Video: Driver slams head-on into bus during pursuit
The suspect lost control as he rounded a corner during the chase and slid into the opposite lane
By PoliceOne Staff
AUSTIN, Texas — A driver who was running from police in Austin, Texas died after he lost control of the stolen Jeep and slammed head-on into a metro bus.
The collision was captured on bus surveillance video and has been released to the public.
The driver, 43-year-old Paul Thomas Ray, was spotted by police during a drug transaction at a North Austin hotel, according to KVUE. That's where the chase began.
Ray lost control as he rounded a corner during the chase and slid into the opposite lane. He slammed directly into the front of the bus and was killed.
18-year-veteran bus driver Robin Hanks was injured, but survived the crashed and is now listed as being in good condition.
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