18-Wheeler Accident on I-49 Claims Truck Driver’s Life

18-Wheeler Accident on I-49 Claims Truck Driver’s Life

29-year-old Alfred Darrin Lucas (Dallas, TX) was fatally injured in an accident on Friday, August 13, 2021.

Shortly after 1:30 a.m. Mr. Lucas was traveling south on Interstate 49 in Rogers when his 18-wheeler (2020 Freightliner) left the roadway to the right before striking an embankment and rolling over. The accident occurred near Exit 85 on I-49 SB.

40-year-old Michael Lynn Sasser (Dallas, TX) was a passenger in the vehicle and sustained injuries in the accident. Mr. Sasser was transported with injuries to Mercy Hospital Northwest.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

For more information about obtaining a full copy of the accident report: How to Obtain a Police Report in AR

Accident Location: I-49 (near exit 85), Rogers, Arkansas, Benton County:

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