7 injured when SUV plows into METRO bus stop in southwest Houston

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SOUTHWEST HOUSTON -- Seven people are lucky to be alive after an SUV crashed into a bus stop in southwest Houston Monday night.

The accident happened around 10 p.m. on Richmond and Hillcroft.

Houston police said five people were inside the SUV when it lost control, striking a METRO bush shelter with two people waiting inside.

All seven people were listed in serious condition.

Police believe the SUV may have been involved in an earlier incident at a nearby gas station.

Crews were working to get traffic signals up and working at Hillcroft and Richmond ahead of the Tuesday morning commute.

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