Jose Nelson Mejia Killed in Bus Accident in Houston, TX
Houston, TX — January 25, 2023, Jose Nelson Mejia was killed following a bus accident that happened at 1:45 p.m. along West Belfort Avenue.
According to information about the accident released by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the incident took place at 9301 West Belfort Avenue, which appears to be the address for Turquoise Center. The employer named in the OSHA summary was Fort Bend Private Security Services.
Investigations at this time show that 71-year-old Jose Nelson Mejia was guiding buses through a parking lot at the time. In a series of events unclear, a bus ran over Mejia in the parking lot. This resulted in Mejia succumbing to fatal injuries. There were no other reported injuries.
The OSHA investigation summary status is listed as "closed" at this time. There are no reported citations nor penalties included in the summary. No further information about the accident can be confirmed right now.