An elderly couple has died in Friendswood, Texas after they were hit by a vehicle in front of an intermediate school.
The woman died at the scene of the accident, and the man was taken to the hospital with serious and life-threatening injuries. The man later died at the hospital.
The pedestrian accident happened along FM 528 near Bay Area Boulevard. The school was hosting two events on Wednesday evening, a boys’ basketball game and a concert. The couple had been crossing the street in front of the school when they were hit by an oncoming vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle that hit the couple did stay at the scene of the accident and cooperated with police. The driver also submitted to a blood test. The Friendswood Police Department is currently working to figure out exactly what happened at the scene of the accident.
The identities of the victims have not been release by the police at this time.
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety: