A press release from Huntsville ISD informs us that two Huntsville ISD buses were in route to Montgomery transporting the Huntsville High School Freshman Football Team Thursday afternoon when one of the buses was involved in a one-vehicle accident. The accident occurred on FM 1791 near FM 149 in Richards. Huntsville ISD and Huntsville High School Administrators along with HISD Police responded to the site where various emergency agencies were already on the scene. There are injuries reported; however, none are life-threatening, and it doesn’t appear that any are very severe.
Seven students and one adult were transported by ambulance to Conroe Regional Hospital for treatment of injuries. With EMS personnel on board, 13 other students and 2 adults were transported via HISD bus to the same hospital for evaluation as a precautionary measure. The 15 students traveling on the second bus were transferred over to a substitute HISD bus and transported back to Huntsville High School.
Upon initial notice of the accident, HISD Administration sent notification directly to the parents of the students involved alerting them of the accident. After confirmation of each student’s condition, follow up phone calls were made to those same parents to notify them of their child’s location.
Huntsville ISD passes along that they are thankful for the swift response of all of the first responders and emergency agencies to the accident. Huntsville ISD has expressed that their thoughts and prayers are with all the Hornet players, coaches and families involved.