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Navasota 5th Graders & Adults Are Out Of The Hospital Following A Crash In Houston

Update:

Two Navasota ISD school buses headed to Houston on a fifth grade field trip were involved in a collision with a dump truck this Wednesday morning.

Superintendent Stu Musick tells sister station Navasota News that 25 students and seven adults…including both bus drivers…were taken to Houston area hospitals where all were treated and released.

Musick says one bus was rear ended by a dump truck, causing it to collide with the bus in front of it.

A total of 94 students or staff were on three buses.

One of the two buses involved in the collision had to be towed back to Navasota.

And a spare bus was sent to Houston to assist with transporting students back to Navasota.

Click below for comments from Stu Musick, visiting with Navasota News news director Tom Turner.

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From the Navasota ISD Facebook page:

Two Navasota ISD school buses were involved in an accident Wednesday morning as fifth grade students from John C. Webb Elementary were traveling to Houston for a class field trip.

One bus was rear ended by a dump truck causing it to collide with the bus in front of it.

As of 12:05 p.m., information from first responders and district personnel indicates that 25 students and five adults were transported to area hospitals in Houston.

At this time the injuries appear to be minor, but for precautionary measures they are being sent for further evaluation.

Parents or guardians have been contacted or will be contacted soon by school personnel.

A total of 94 students or staff were on three buses. Two of the buses were involved in the accident.

A spare bus was sent to Houston to assist with transporting students back to Navasota.

Screen shot from the Navasota ISD Facebook page.

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