TRAFFIC ALERT: School bus vs. truck

TRAFFIC ALERT: School bus vs. truck


The Jonesboro Police Department said most of the damage happened when the school bus turned too sharply from Charleston onto Lafayette and scraped the front of a truck at the stop sign. After officers made sure everything was okay, the bus continued onto its route. No citations were issued.

4:20 p.m. UPDATE:

Allison Munn reports the bus is from the Nettleton School District. An officer and the bus driver are examining the rear driver's side of the bus. Extent of the damage appears minimal.

3:59 p.m. UPDATE:

Jeff Presley, E911 director, says 40 children were on the bus at the time of the crash.

He says "no injuries" have been reported.

Jonesboro police have been dispatched.

Jonesboro E911 reports a school bus vs. truck crash in the 3800-block of Charleston Dr. off South Culberhouse. The roadway is blocked at this time.

Region 8 News' Allison Munn is on the way to the scene.

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