7 Injured in Houston, TX, METRO Bus Stop Accident on Richmond
Houston, TX -- January 2, 2016, seven people were injured as the result of an accident where an SUV lost control on Richmond and ran through a bus stop.
Houston Police responded to the accident scene around 10:00 p.m. near the intersection of Richmond Avenue and Hillcroft Street.
Their reports say that an SUV was speeding down Richmond leading up to the crash. Police reports and surveillance footage suggest that there was an earlier altercation at a gas station that the occupants of the SUV were involved in. They drove away from the scene at high speeds.
The SUV lost control as it was driving, running off-road and crashing through a utility box and a METRO Bus stop, overturning in the process.
Five people from the SUV and two people at the bus stop were injured in the crash. All seven were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
At this time, authorities have not said if charges or citations were issued in relation to the crash. They say the incident is still under investigation.
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