School bus accident reported, no injuries

School bus accident

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The Jonesboro Police Department has cleared the scene of an accident involving a school bus and a truck in downtown Jonesboro.

According to police, the driver of a Jonesboro School District bus rear-ended a truck that came to an abrupt stop on the Union and Main Street overpass. Police told Region 8 News that 24 children were on bus #8 and no children were injured.

An officer at the scene said the bus was almost able to stop before it struck the back of a truck that came to a quick stop as it slammed the brakes.

Children were on the bus at the time of the crash, according to E911 Director Jeff Presley.

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