Football team on board when school bus rolls over in crash, officials say

By Cory McCord - Digital News Editor

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas - A Huntsville Independent School District football team was on board a school bus Thursday when it was involved in a rollover crash in Montgomery County, according to authorities.

The freshman team was on the way to play a Montgomery ISD team. The bus crashed on FM 149 at Bethel Road.

"7 students and 1 adult were transported by ambulance to Conroe Regional Hospital in Conroe, Texas for treatment of injuries," according to a press release from Huntsville ISD. "With EMS personnel on board, 13 other students and 2 adults were transported via HISD bus to the same hospital for evaluation as a precautionary measure." 

There was another bus going to the game as well and 15 students traveling on the second bus were transferred to an HISD bus and transported back to Huntsville High School. 

The school district says parents were immediately notified of the wreck and then when injuries were confirmed, follow up phone calls were made. 

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