Road closures following vehicle accidents in Arkansas are not unfamiliar sights during the holidays. Many of these delays are necessary to allow clearing up operations after vehicle accidents. Traffic on a roadway in Jonesboro was disrupted for almost an hour on a recent Tuesday morning. The road closure followed a head-on car accident that caused severe injuries.
The Jonesboro police reported that a westbound sedan had crossed over the center line into the lanes of eastbound traffic. An approaching SUV failed to avoid a collision and smashed head on into the sedan. The SUV driver and his two passengers were transported to a local hospital, along with the driver of the other vehicle. However, the sedan driver's injuries necessitated a transfer to another hospital by helicopter. No information about the severity of the other injuries was published.