1 child dead, 40 people hurt in Arkansas charter bus crash
BENTON, Ark. - Authorities say a charter bus carrying a youth football team has crashed in Arkansas, killing one child and injuring at least 40 other people.
Arkansas State Police say the wreck happened early Monday along Interstate 30 near Benton, about 25 miles southwest of Little Rock. State police say, the charter bus was traveling from Texas to Memphis, Tennessee.
Police say, the bus was carrying a football team that had played in a championship game in Dallas over the weekend. Police say most of the injured are children who were taken to hospitals in Little Rock and Benton.
Authorities did not immediately identify which school was involved. State police say the bus overturned after driving off the interstate. The bus driver is being questioned by troopers
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