Teenager dies and two people are injured in car accident
On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at 11:05 a.m., a motor vehicle accident occurred on U.S. 65 in Faulkner County, Arkansas. According to Arkansas State Police, a northbound 2004 Lexus crossed the center line and struck a southbound 2014 Kia, driven by Joshua Chance, of Quitman, Arkansas. This caused the Kia to have a head-on collision with a northbound 2010 Jeep, driven by Lois Spencer, of Conway, Arkansas.
Dakota Holt, of Quitman, was a passenger in the Kia. Holt died in the accident.
Both Chance and Spencer were injured. One of the drivers was transported to a Conway hospital for treatment.
Outdoor conditions were dry and clear when the wreck occurred.
LOCATION OF ACCIDENT: U.S. 65, Faulkner County, Arkansas
Man dies in single-vehicle accident
On Thursday, October 20, 2016, at 9:57 a.m., a motor vehicle accident occurred on Cabin Creek Avenue in Johnson County, Arkansas. Arkansas State Police reported that a northbound 2003 Ford Taurus, driven by John Duff, of Lamar, Arkansas struck a stop sign and a tree, then overturned.
Duff died in the accident.
Outdoor conditions were dry and clear when the accident occurred.
LOCATION OF ACCIDENT: Cabin Creek Avenue, Johnson County, Arkansas
Woman dies and three others are injured in two-vehicle accident
According to Arkansas State Police, a motor vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of AR-50 and AR-218 in Crittenden County, Arkansas at 4:37 p.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2016. A southbound 2013 Ford Transit Connect van, driven by Twyla Neal, of Marion, Arkansas failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with an eastbound 2014 Nissan Altima.
Neal died in the accident.
Three men in the Nissan, Brett Bumgarner, of Colt, Arkansas, and Nathan Spain and Luther Wade, both of Palestine, Arkansas were injured and were transported to a Memphis hospital for treatment.
LOCATION OF ACCIDENT: Intersection of AR-50 and AR-218, Crittenden County, Arkansas
Man dies and another is injured in head-on collision
On Thursday, October 20, 2016, at 6:48 p.m., a motor vehicle accident occurred on Interstate 555 in Poinsett County, Arkansas. According to Arkansas State Police, a 2016 Hyundai, driven by William Clem, of Trumann, Arkansas was traveling south in a northbound lane of the interstate. The Hyundai struck a northbound 1987 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Rickey Hardin, of Marked Tree, Arkansas.
Hardin died at the scene of the accident. Clem was injured and was transported to a Jonesboro hospital for treatment.
It was cloudy and dry at the time of the car crash.
LOCATION OF ACCIDENT: Interstate 555, Poinsett County, Arkansas
Four people die in two-vehicle accident
On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at 12:01 p.m., a motor vehicle accident occurred on U.S. 67 South in Lonoke County, Arkansas. According to Arkansas State Police, a northbound 2005 Chevrolet Impala, driven by Maier Oliver, of Beebe, Arkansas went across the median and struck a 2002 Dodge pick-up truck that was traveling in the southbound lane.
The following persons died in the accident: Maier Oliver, of Beebe and the driver of the Impala; Alisca Oliver, of Beebe and a passenger in the Impala; Larry Blue, of Ward, Arkansas and the driver of the Dodge; and Kathryn Blue, of Ward and a passenger in the Dodge.
LOCATION OF ACCIDENT: U.S. 67 South, Lonoke County, Arkansas