BENTON, Ark. (AP) – A charter bus carrying a Tennessee youth football team crashed in central Arkansas early Monday killing one child and injuring at least 40 others The wreck occurred along Interstate 30 near Benton About 40 kilometers southwest of Little Rock when the bus brought the team from Texas to Memphis, Tennessee, Mound Youth Association in Tennessee and had played a tournament in Dallas this weekend. The TV station reports that the children are elementary school age.
Police said most of the injured were children living in Little in Hospitals were brought to Rock and Benton. The Little Rock Arkansas Children's Hospital reported that it received more than 20 patients after the morning crash, although no information about the severity of the injuries was immediately available. The bus driver is interviewed by soldiers.
Orange Mound is a historically black neighborhood in southeastern Memphis. The community teams up with their youth football teams, where children train to be part of the highly competitive Melrose High School team.
The community was gradually founded for the civil war of African American and black companies flourished there Until the desegregation, the inhabitants could live elsewhere. Chronic divestments brought with them widespread crime and poverty.