Man charged with intoxication assault after crashing into bus carrying Conroe HS athletes

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Saturday, October 13, 2018
Intoxicated driver injures 7 after crashing into school bus
A driver is facing charges after causing a crash with a Conroe ISD school bus.

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (KTRK) -- A driver has been charged after an accident with a school bus in The Woodlands.

Delwin Sonera, 39, has been charged with intoxication assault.

Seven people were injured Friday night when the driver struck the side of a school bus carrying 35 people, including members of the Conroe High School girls volleyball team.

DPS said the seven people taken to the hospital had minor to mild injuries.

Sonera and a passenger in his car were also injured, DPS troopers said. Five refused medical treatment.

The high school athletes watched as deputies conducted a field sobriety test on the Sonera while awaiting their parents.

Troopers said Sonera was intoxicated. The passenger who was also in the car has been charged with having an open container.