Joplin School bus rear-ended by SUV in Duquesne

DUQUESNE, Mo. — Just before 7:30 a.m. Thursday reports of an SUV crashing with a Joplin School bus on E 7th alerted Jasper County E911.

Duenweg Fire, Duquesne Police and METS responded. Joplin Police and Fire were requested as mutual aid.

The crash was located just east of Katherine Ave. On scene we learn no children were injured. There were numerous on-board the bus.

The driver of the SUV was not injured and the bus driver was not injured.

Duquesne Police tell us both the SUV and bus were traveling east on 7th. The SUV struck the rear of the bus, breaking out the lower rear window on the emergency escape door.

Parents came to pick up kids on the scene. Some might seek medical care privately.

Nixon’s Towing removed the SUV from the scene.

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