ARCHIVE VIDEO: Original Alton Bus Crash Report

      Action 4 News has posted a copy of KGBT-TV's original report of the Alton bus wreck that claimed 21 lives back on September 21st, 1989.

      Mission CISD sent us the wording used in a plaque that hangs inside Alton Memorial Junior High School reads:

      This campus is dedicated to the memory of the young lives that were lost as a result of a bus accident on the morning of September 21, 1989 as they were on their way to school. In selecting the name of Alton Memorial Junior High School, it was the intention of the Mission CISD Board of Trustees and the community to remember the following children and to celebrate their lives and the positive impact they had on their families, friends, schools and community. Dedicated on this 21st day of September 2003

      Maria AlfaroBorn January 13, 1975

      Roberto Bazaldua, Jr.Born April 26, 1976

      Margarita BuentelloBorn April 19, 1977

      Carmen CanalesBorn March 13, 1972

      Elda P. CruzBorn August 4, 1977

      Raul FloresBorn July 8, 1971

      Elizabeth FloresBorn May 5, 1974

      Abdon GarciaBorn February 23, 1975

      Armando GonzalezBorn January 21, 1975

      Ruby LopezBorn October 12, 1976

      Marta Amelia LozanoBorn August 15, 1974

      Jose L. OrtegaBorn September 14, 1974

      Veronica PerezBorn March 28, 1976

      Yesenia PerezBorn October 12, 1973

      Roman QuinteroBorn March 11, 1975

      Apolonia RegaladoBorn March 10, 1976

      Maria RegaladoBorn September 28, 1974

      Anna RodriguezBorn June 15, 1973

      David SaenzBorn December 14, 1976

      Michael P. SaenzBorn November 18, 1974

      Alberto VasquezBorn January 10, 1977