School bus crash in Greene County

Police and emergency crews responded to a crash Monday morning involving a school bus.
Police and emergency crews responded to a crash Monday morning involving a school bus.(WILX)
Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 7:48 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 23, 2023 at 8:32 AM CST
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GREENE COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - Police and emergency crews responded to a crash Monday morning involving a school bus.

A spokesperson for the Arkansas Department of Transportation told Region 8 News the crash was located on Highway 135 near Oak Grove Heights in Greene County.

Police and emergency crews have been called to a crash involving a school bus.
Police and emergency crews have been called to a crash involving a school bus.(IDriveArkansas.com)

ArDOT reported the crash occurred around 7:30 a.m. Monday, Jan 23, about 1.6 miles south of State Highway 34.

It took workers about 30 minutes to clear the scene.

The bus belonged to the Paragould School District. Superintendent Nick Jankoviak issued the following statement following the incident:

The police department was called to a bus accident early this morning. Both the bus and the private vehicle were operable after the incident. No injuries were reported. Students on the bus are fine and have been delivered to their school. Thank you for your patience.

Superintendent Nick Jankoviak, Paragould School District

Region 8 News has a crew on the way and will provide updates as they become available.