4-year-old boy killed in crash involving school bus in Brazoria County

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MANVEL, Texas - A 4-year-old boy has been confirmed dead after a four-vehicle crash involving an Alvin ISD school bus.

The accident happened Monday afternoon in the 19600 block of Highway 6 and county road 99, when an Alvin school bus rear ended a black Sedan that was stopped at a red light.The Sedan then hit a black pickup truck that was turning onto the state highway.

According to Alvin ISD, there were no children on board the bus.

"One of the contributing factors of the crash is failure to control speed, but we do not now the exact speed that the bus was travelling at this time," authorities said.

The 4-year-old child who was riding in the black Sedan was life flighted to Memorial Herman. His grandmother was life flighted to Alvin EMS where they later died. No information has been given in regards to the grandfather who was also in the vehicle.

The driver of the black pickup truck was transported by a friend to the local hospital. His condition is unknown.