Head-on Collision on Highway 165 Proves Fatal

Head-on Collision on Highway 165 Proves Fatal

48-year-old Ashley Meeks (Crossett, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that took place on Friday, January 15, 2021.

At approximately 9:49 a.m. Ashley was traveling south on Highway 165 near Scott and Toltec when Ashley’s vehicle (2015 Ford F550) crossed the centerline for “reasons unknown.” The vehicle collided with a northbound 18-wheeler (2007 Kenworth) head-on in the northbound lane of traffic.

28-year-old William Jones (Stuttgart, AR) was driving the 18-wheeler at the time of the accident and was transported with injuries to Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock.

Conditions were reportedly clear and dry.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

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Accident Location: Highway 165, Scott, Arkansas, Lonoke County:

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