Person crossing I-45 HOV lane hit and killed by First Class Tours bus, METRO police say

KTRK logo
Monday, March 13, 2023
Person crossing I-45 HOV killed in crash with METRO bus, police say
METRO police said a pedestrian was trying to cross the HOV when they were struck by a bus. The inbound HOV lane is closed as police investigate.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Police are investigating after a person was hit and killed by a bus that was contracted by METRO on the Gulf Freeway early Monday morning.

The deadly crash happened on the I-45 inbound HOV lane near Edgebrook before 6 a.m.

METRO police said a pedestrian was trying to cross the inbound HOV lane when they were struck.

The bus and driver were with First Class Tours, contracted by METRO.

No other injuries were reported.

The inbound HOV lane is closed in the area as police continue to investigate.

Police did not release the identity of the pedestrian who was killed.

ABC13 has real-time traffic data to help you navigate Houston's roads and avoid traffic delays.

Sign up for traffic alerts that are sent straight to your phone through our ABC13 app.

Manage your notifications from the settings tab.

On mobile, use two fingers to zoom in to specific roads.

Live traffic map