8 injured in school bus crash
HOXIE, Ark. (AP) — At least eight people were injured, including a child who was airlifted to a hospital, Tuesday afternoon when a school bus and a dump truck collided on a state highway in northeast Arkansas, authorities said.
Hoxie School District Superintendent Kelly Gillham said seven students and the bus driver were injured when the dump truck rear-ended the bus. She said many of the injuries were minor.
“All students were alert, able to communicate,” she said.
Gillham said one student was airlifted to a hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, while others were sent to area hospitals. She said the students on the bus were elementary through high school age.
No fatalities were reported.