An 18-wheeler hit a METRO bus in southeast Houston on Wednesday.

Houston police said the wreck happened on Scott Street near the South Loop about 9:30 a.m.

Several people were on the bus at the time of the wreck. Six people, including the bus driver, were taken to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

After the passengers were taken off the bus, the bus was driven away from the scene.

The 18-wheeler driver received a citation for running a stop sign, police said.

They cause of the wreck is under investigation.

Photos: 18-wheeler hits METRO bus

Published On: Mar 06 2013 10:09:30 AM CST

An 18-wheeler hits a METRO bus in southeast Houston.

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