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16 college baseball players injured after charter bus flips on Hwy 290: Police

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Posted at 10:52 AM, Apr 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-28 12:15:22-04

WALLER, Texas — A single-vehicle incident involving a charter bus has left 16 college baseball players injured, said police.

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The incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 290 East, near a Buc-ee's, according to the Waller Police Department.

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The Spartans Post Grad Academy team had been making their way back from a game when their bus flipped to its passenger side.

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Twenty-one people had been on-board, including two coaches and the driver, said police.

Sixteen people were transported by EMS to a local hospital for non-critical injuries.

Two of which, were airlifted, but also for non-life-threatening injuries.

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One person had to be rescued by local fire officials after being trapped in the bus following the crash, said police.

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An investigation into this incident remains active and ongoing.