On Wednesday at approximately 7 p.m., a commercial bus broke an axle while traveling on US 59 southbound at FM 360 in Fort Bend County. After the axle broke, the bus continued forward and struck an 18-wheeler. According to officials, seven people were taken to a local hospital for medical attention after the accident. Reports state that none of the people suffered life-threatening injuries in the incident.
Currently, the Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating the incident to determine the cause of the crash. It is unknown what factors played a part in the axle of the bus breaking.
At Arnold & Itkin, our thoughts and prayers go out to those injured in this major accident, as well as those affected by it. If you would like to learn more or stay updated as facts become available, visit this article.