One dead and 40 others injured as bus carrying youth football team crashes in Arkansas

One dead and 40 others injured in Arkansas

One child is dead and dozens of people are injured after a bus carrying a youth football team crashed in Arkansas.

Arkansas State Police spokesman, Bill Sadlerexplains that a charter bus carrying the youth football team crashed and overturned. The bus was returning to Memphis, Tennessee from a championship game in Dallas, Texas, when it crashed west of Benton.


“One child is dead and at least 40 other individuals, most of them children, are reported to be injured.

The injured have been transported to area hospitals in Little Rock and Benton.

The bus driver is alive and is being questioned by state troopers,” the Arkansas state police said in a Facebook post.


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