Five people injured in school bus wreck in Porter

At least four people were injured in a school bus accident in Porter.

February 26, 2014 4:17:49 PM PST
Five people were injured after a New Caney ISD school bus veered into a deep ditch in Porter and was knocked to its side.

The accident happened East Martin Drive at 494 Loop and involved a bus taking kids home from the New Caney 6th Grade Campus.

According to DPS, the bus driver became distracted by unruly kids and turned around to confront them, but lost control off of the bus. The bus slid off into a deep ditch and rolled to its side.

Twenty-six students were on board the bus at the time, and five of them were injured. None of their injuries were serious, but they were transported to a hospital as a precautionary measure.

Another bus was brought out to take the remaining children home.

No other details were immediately available.

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