MARCH 6, 2006 - Posted at 4:11 p.m. CST
JONESBORO, AR - Officers with the Jonesboro Police Department were dispatched to two separate accidents involving school buses within a 30-minute time frame this morning. In each case, the buses were struck by passenger vehicles while transporting students.
The first accident occured at approximately 7:04 a.m. at the intersection of McClure Street and Washington Avenue when a bus owned by the Jonesboro School District was struck by a car driven by Robert Lancaster of Jonesboro. The accident occured as the bus, driven by Judy Lloyd, was stopped and the Lancaster attempted to turn his Toyota onto Washington, striking the front of the bus. There were no injuries in the accident.