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Arkadelphia Man Fatally Injured in Highway 8 Accident

55-year-old Charles Edward Francis was fatally injured in an accident on State Highway 8 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas on Thursday, May 24. At approximately 1:11 p.m., Mr. Francis’ vehicle, a 1998 Toyota, was eastbound on State Highway 8 when his vehicle crossed into the westbound lanes of the road and into the path of a westbound Freightliner tractor-trailer. Mr. Francis’ vehicle then left the roadway and was partially ejected.

Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.

The full preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: State Highway 8, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, Clark County: