2 students killed, 3 others hurt in Houston school bus crash
HOUSTON — Two students were killed and three other people were hurt Tuesday morning in a crash involving a school bus in Houston, a school official said.
One student died at the scene and three other students and the bus driver were taken to hospitals following the crash, which occurred at 7 a.m. at the 610 Loop and Telephone Road, said Ashley Anthony, a representative of the Houston Independent School District. A second student died later, according to the school district.
No names were immediately released.
The bus was headed to Houston’s Furr High School when the crash happened, Anthony said.
Furr High School is also home to REACH Charter High School and it is unclear at this time whether the students attend Furr or REACH. The accident is under investigation by Houston ISD Police and Houston PD.
“We are deeply saddened by this tragedy and the loss of one of our students,” said HISD Superintendent Terry Grier. “I ask all of the HISD community to join me in praying for all of those involved.”