Carolyn Williams Fatally Injured in Highway 49 Three-Vehicle Wreck

62-year-old Carolyn M. Williams (Marvell, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that took place on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.

At approximately 8:36 a.m. Ms. Williams was driving east on U.S. Highway 49 in Helena/West Helena. Ms. Williams’ vehicle (2012 Toyota Yaris) was struck near Phillips County Road 231 by a westbound vehicle (2001 Chevrolet Silverado) that crossed the centerline.

Prior to crossing the centerline, the Chevrolet Silverado collided with another westbound vehicle (2019 Ford F-150).

63-year-old Joseph B. Cissell Jr. (Lexa, AR) was driving the Chevrolet Silverado and injured in the accident. 54-year-old Marchell Ivory (Marvell, Ar) was a passenger in Ms. Williams’ vehicle at the time of the accident.

Conditions at the time were reportedly cloudy and wet.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: U.S. Highway 49 near Phillips County Road 231, Helena/West Helena, Arkansas, Phillips County: