1 dead in crash involving METRO bus in southwest Houston

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- One person is dead after a mid-afternoon crash involving a METRO bus in southwest Houston.

The accident happened on Bissonnet at Bonhomme Road just after 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

According to authorities at METRO, a vehicle crashed into the rear of a bus while it was stopped to load and unload passengers at the intersection.

One person is confirmed dead inside the vehicle. Also inside the vehicle was a child who was taken to Texas Children's Hospital for evaluation.

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There are no reports of any injuries on the METRO bus.

METRO police are investigating.

It was the second accident involving METRO transportation in a number of hours. Overnight, a METRO light-rail train hit an ambulance in the Medical Center, causing several injuries, according to Houston police.

RELATED: METRO train and ambulance collide in Med Center

Police said the HFD ambulance was making a turn while transporting a patient to the hospital when the METRORail collided with it.