5 injured in METRO bus crash

HOUSTON - Five people were injured Thursday after a METRO bus crash in southeast Houston.

Police said the crash happened in the 4900 block of Scott at Rosedale shortly before 3 p.m.

Another vehicle ran into the bus. The 71-year-old driver told KPRC Local 2 that he dozed off briefly before slamming into the back of the bus. He said he suffers from high blood pressure, but was not sure if that played a role in the crash.

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The extent of injuries was not released.

It's not yet known if the driver will be charged.

Photos: METRO bus crash

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