About 4:30pm a New Caney ISD bus was traveling east on East Martin in Porter transporting twenty –six children from the New Caney Sixth Grade Campus. According to DPS one student would not sit down and got unruly, the bus driver, distracted looking back at the student drove off the road into the ditch. The bus rolled onto its side. There were only five minor injuries,of which most were transported to Memorial Northeast Hospital in Humble by MCHD units.
Porter Fire Department assisted in removing the students from the bus.
Some of the parents responded to the scene to pick their children up, while others were put onto a second bus.
The bus suffered moderate damage.