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Kelli Kurth Fatally Injured in I-55 Collision with 18-Wheeler

51-year-old Kelli Kurth (Harrisburg, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that took place on Saturday, January 12, 2019. At approximately 8:16 p.m. Ms. Kurth was traveling north as a passenger in a 2017 Lexus on Interstate 55 near mile marker 13 in Marion. The vehicle Ms. Kurth was in swerved to avoid a... READ MORE

Vehicle Strikes Several Trees in Dierks Car Wreck

60-year-old Larry W. Barbre (Dierks, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that occurred on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. At approximately 2:05 p.m. Mr. Barbre was traveling east on Green Plains Road in Dierks when his vehicle (1989 Chevrolet pick-up truck) left the road and struck several trees. Conditions at the time of the... READ MORE

Cell Phone Laws in Arkansas

Cell Phone Laws in Arkansas

When it comes to safe driving, Jim Morrison sang it best: “Keep your eyes on the road, your hands upon the wheel.” In Arkansas, this isn’t simply good advice; it’s the law. Thanks to two statutes known as “Paul’s Law” and the “Fewer Distractions mean Safer Driving Act,” lawmakers have spelled out exactly how... READ MORE

Roger Jones Jr. Fatally Injured After Vehicle Overturns in Newport Wreck

22-year-old Roger Jones Jr. (Newport, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that occurred shortly before 2:00 a.m. on Monday, January 7, 2019. At approximately 1:56 a.m. Mr. Jones was traveling west on Highway 224 South in Newport. Mr. Jones’ vehicle (1997 GMC) attempted to negotiate a left-hand curve but lost control and left... READ MORE

21-year-old Loses Life in Head-on Collision with MEMS Ambulance

21-year-old Briana Carter (Little Rock, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that took place shortly after 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 6, 2019. At approximately 5:17 a.m. Ms. Carter was traveling west on Interstate 40 in the eastbound lanes of traffic near mile marker 142. 22-year-old Paul Sanchez (North Little Rock, AR) and... READ MORE

Two Minors Lose Life in Fatal Cleburne County Wreck on Highway 25

Two unidentified minors (one male and one female) were fatally injured in an accident that occurred on Saturday, January 5, 2019. At approximately 3:41 p.m. 49-year-old Sufian A. Tarer (Conway, AR) was driving a 2017 Ford F-150 south on Highway 25 in Tumbling Shoals when his vehicle left the roadway to the right and... READ MORE

Head-On Collision in Hot Springs Claims One Life

61-year-old Ronie Fenski (Hot Springs, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that took place on Friday, January 4, 2019. At approximately 5:00 a.m. 27-year-old Mackenzi Browning (Leola, AR) was traveling west in the inside westbound lane of U.S. Highway 270 near Akers Road. Ms. Fenski was traveling east in the westbound lanes of Highway... READ MORE

Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Summit, Arkansas

65-year-old Donnie L. Paxton (Summit, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that took place on Friday, January 4, 2019. At approximately 6:20 p.m. Mr. Paxton was walking on the paved portion of State Highway 202 just west of State Highway 14 in Summit, Arkansas. Mr. Paxton was struck by a 2008 Chevrolet Uplander... READ MORE