Just before 8 am Monday a Tomball School bus with 16 children on board pulled out of the Pinedale Mobile Home Community on SH 249. With 3 lanes of traffic, the driver turned out in front of a passenger vehicle. The bus struck the vehicle which went into a spin, hit the center concrete wall and bounced back across 3 lanes striking a utility pole between the driver door and passenger door. The driver of the vehicle was transported to Memorial Hermann in The Woodlands in critical condition. The bus driver of the bus which was brand new on it’s first run was not injured. Sixteen children were on the bus with one complaining of neck pain but refused medical attention. DPS is investigating the crash.