BATESVILLE, Ark. – School officials say a driver and child died after being involved in a van collision in Batesville on Thursday.
According to the STARS Academy, a Medicaid transport vans was hit, claiming the lives of the van’s driver and one of the children of the academy.
A representative from the academy said that another child was critically hurt and transported to a local hospital.
The Medicaid transport van was not at fault, according to the Arkansas State Police.
In a statement from the STARS academy, the school sent their condolences and prayers to the families of the victims.