Traffic Alert: Brookland school bus involved in Hwy. 49 crash

Traffic Alert: Brookland school bus involved in Hwy. 49 crash
The Brookland school bus sustained heavy damage. (Source: Ryan Baugh via Twitter)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A crash involving a Brookland school bus Friday morning shut down one lane of Highway 49.

The crash happened just before 6:30 a.m. in the Goobertown area, according to Jeff Presley, Jonesboro and Craighead County E911 director.

The bus and a utility truck collided on the busy highway.
The bus and a utility truck collided on the busy highway. (Source: Ryan Baugh via Twitter)

No children were on the bus at the time of the crash, and no injuries were reported.

Traffic was stopped in both directions as police worked to clear the scene.

The crash stopped traffic on Highway 49.
The crash stopped traffic on Highway 49. (Source: Ryan Baugh via Twitter)

Other crashes reported Friday morning included the following:

  • 7:38 a.m. Hwy. 351 and CR 766: crash with injuries. Police and rescue dispatched, roadway blocked.
  • 7:53 a.m. 4800-block of E. Highland: Crash reported, no injuries. Working to remove cars from roadway.
Crash with injuries at Hwy. 351 and CR 766.
Crash with injuries at Hwy. 351 and CR 766. (Source: Google Maps)

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