Boys & Girls Club van crashes in Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo. — Every one is okay after a van crash Monday afternoon in Joplin, the school district said.

A Boys & Girls Club van collided with a pole just outside Stapleton Elementary while carrying students.

In a release by the district, all students and the driver aboard were uninjured. Stapleton faculty responded to the incident and helped bring students inside for evaluation. Joplin EMS and police were on scene shortly after.

Families of the students involved were contacted immediately after the crash, the district added.

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