A Couple Arrested After Crashing the Stolen Bus

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Manuel Benavides, a witness who captured a video of the incident where a couple rams a charter bus in East Austin.

The bus struck a fence of the Taco Bell parking lot of airport and MLK.

A couple rammed a charter bus through an east Austin drives through.  A pursuit and SWAT standoff followed.

The bus was driven through lanes damaging the roof of the bus and the overhang. Workers run out and called 9-1-1.

Benavides said that the driver just didn’t care and went for it destroying the drive through.

Police started following the bus almost immediately and it lead to a low speed chase. It ended at Thurgood Avenue and 183 about four miles away.

Anthony Hipolito, of Austin Police Department (APD) said that APD SWAT team was then called due to barricaded suspect at 4: 50 this afternoon

A police said that a woman exited the bus at 5.30 pm and then a man came out of the bus about an hour later. The video of this incident was received by police just before the woman was caught. She was behind the wheel at taco bell during the pursuit.

Police report say a bus was stolen. It was taken from the storage facility of Tejano Tours on Pleasant Valley Drive.

It was a much different ending than Benavides first thought as he watched this scene from his car.

Benavides expresses that he thought it was just some people got scared and panicked but he wasn’t aware that it was all that.

The couple has been charged with auto theft, evading and leaving the scene of collision…. MORE

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