Alert: At approximately 7:05 am this morning, Arcanum-Butler school bus #2 was rear-ended while at a designated bus stop on the MS/HS route. 911 was called. No injuries were reported by any students who were on the bus at the time of the accident. School administration arrived at the scene shortly after and upon release by the Sheriff’s department transferred the students onto another bus that completed the bus route and transported the students to school. Parents of students riding the bus were contacted by school administration and notified of the accident. A One Call message was sent to all families of the district notifying them of the accident.
The accident is currently under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office. The district is thankful that all students and the driver are safe and appreciate the quick response by the Sherriff’s Office and a parent who immediately contacted 911.