Report: Deadly School Bus Crash Kills Two In Clay County

Again, we normally don't blog crashes but this one was exceptionally bad and local news & first responders have dedicated a great deal of effort to help victims of this tragedy.

Here are the basics . . .

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, three vehicles were traveling westbound on 92 Highway when the first vehicle went to make a turn and the second vehicle swerved to avoid crashing into it and went into the eastbound lanes, into the path of a school bus. That vehicle then hit a fourth vehicle that was traveling westbound.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office said two people in the passenger vehicle that struck the school bus died at the scene.

There were 17 students and four adults on the school bus with two students taken to the hospital for minor injuries. Other students were taken to Kearney to be reunited with families.

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Two dead after multi-vehicle crash involving school bus in Clay County

The crash was reported around 3:08 p.m. in the area of 92 Highway and A Highway, between Kearney and Smithville.