24 Feb '18, 1am

Heavy rains, #floods in Midwest and South strand #schoolbuses with #students on board. #weather #safety

On Wednesday morning, a Pulaski County Special School District bus in Arkansas got stuck when the driver went off the road. The Pulaski County Sheriff's Department confirmed that there were 17 students on board at the time. The Pulaski County Road and Bridge Department backed their truck up to the bus and took out eight students at a time via the rear door until they were all off the bus. "Thanks for their quick thinking and actions," the sheriff's office said in praise. The district, which is located in Little Rock, announced that all of their schools and offices were closed on Friday "due to widespread flooding in areas of the district." Tippecanoe Valley Schools in northwestern Indiana, meanwhile was planning to stay open Wedesday but with a two-hour delay. Those plans were interrupted when a school bus with 51 students in it got stuck on a flooded street. Transportatio...

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