Aldine bus accident kills one, injures two

One person died and two others were injured when a Dodge Spirit collided with an Aldine school bus Wed. Feb. 11 at 4:40 p.m.

The bus was traveling northbound on Vickery and turning left to go westbound on East Mount Houston. The initial police report said the bus failed to yield the right of way.

The Dodge Spirit was traveling eastbound on East Mount Houston when it struck the right side of the bus.

The three passengers in the spirit were injured. The front passenger died later that evening at Ben Taub from injuries sustained during the accident.

The bus was empty except for the driver. All the students had already been dropped off and the bus was heading back to the garage.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating the accident, according to Aldine ISD public relations officer Mike Keeney.