METRO bus, van collide, causing van to burn

Van caught on fire after hitting METRO bus that allegdly cut in front on E. Crosstimbers.

A METRO bus collided with a van in northeast Houston. The accident happened around noon last Thursday, February 12, 2015 at E. Crosstimbers and Hirsch.

According to investigators, the bus and the van were traveling in opposite directions on East Crosstimbers at the time of the accident. The van bursts into flames right after the crash, the driver and the passenger of the van were able to make it to safety before the fire.

Reports show that 16 people were taken to different local hospitals, 14 were bus passengers, the bus drive, and the van driver. All with minor injuries.