JPD releases info on school bus wreck

JONESBORO, Ark. – A Pulaski Academy school bus with 17 aboard and an SUV were involved in an accident Wednesday afternoon at the off-ramp on Interstate 555 and Alexander Drive.

The bus was traveling behind the SUV and both exited the highway onto the off ramp. The bus driver, believing the SUV had pulled away from the intersection, started forward and struck the rear of the SUV.

According to Ptl. Jeremy Wheelis, no one aboard the bus complained of injury; the driver of the SUV was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Wheelis investigated the accident but has not completed the accident report as of this release.

Information from JPD




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