Houston, TX – Bus Driver Deemed “Intoxicated” In Crash At 7700 Sterlingshire
Houston, TX (March 22, 2019) – On Tuesday, authorities responded to the scene of a bus crash involving students from North Forest High School just after 8:30 a.m.
According to authorities, four students were on the bus at the time bus driver Pamela Flowers crashed into a parked trailer at 7700 Sterlingshire. Students were treated for injuries on the scene of the crash.
On Friday, March 22, authorities released a statement saying the bus driver admitted to taking medication 30-minutes before the accident occurred. Authorities conducted a field sobriety test on Flowers after the crash and found that she was intoxicated.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to those injured in this crash.
Impaired Accidents In Texas
Bus accidents often result in serious injuries to those involved. Unfortunately, the risks associated with accidents are often escalated immensely when a driver is impaired. In 2017, 1,024 people lost their lives in crashes caused by impaired drivers.
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