Update: Helena-West Helena Withdraws from Playoffs Following Bus Accident

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. The Helena-West Helena football team is withdrawing from the playoffs due to the bus accident in Benton Friday afternoon.

A few of the students were transported to be checked out for minor injuries.

It happened during rush hour near Benton as the east Arkansas team traveled to their game at Arkadelphia.

Due to the accident in Benton the game with the Arkadelphia team had to be canceled.

The Helena-West Helena Central administrators and coaches have decided to withdraw from the high school football playoffs.

The Arkansas Activities Association sent out a press release regarding the decision Saturday morning.

Arkadelphia will play Batesville Southside in round two of the playoffs on Friday.


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