On November 17 at approximately 7:30 AM, Conroe Police Officers were dispatched to a
residential street near the 2200 block of North First. Officers were told that a child had been struck by a school bus. According to witnesses on the scene, the child was breathing, but not conscious. MCHD medics arrived and immediately started life-saving procedures on a 6-year-old female child. The child was transported to Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands where she succumbed to her injuries. Crash Investigators with Conroe Police were called to the scene and immediately started an investigation.
Investigators interviewed eyewitnesses and reviewed dashcam video from the school bus. According to Police Officials, the child was a student in Conroe ISD, lived near the bus stop, and ran in front of the school bus as it was departing from the pick-up location. Officials say the student routinely rode the bus involved.
The Conroe Police Department sends prayers to the family, witnesses, and emergency responders for this tragedy. The crash is still under investigation.