The lift bridge in Rio Hondo has been reopened following a bus crash that took place Friday evening.

According to the Rio Hondo Police Department, the bridge has been opened to through traffic until further notice. 


The Texas Department of Transportation will have an assessment team inspecting for safety, they informed on a tweet.

The Rio Hondo Police Department advises drivers to use Cemetery Road as an alternate route.

Friday at approximately 6:15, a bus lost control and struck the east side of the bridge, said officials.

We were told by authorities four individuals were taken to a local hospital.

We will keep you updated as more information becomes available.