Springdale Accident Claims the Lives of Christopher Elkar & Oliver Jacob

Springdale Accident Claims the Lives of Christopher Elkar & Oliver Jacob

19-year-old Christopher Elkar (Springdale, AR) and 18-year-old Oliver Jacob (Siloam Springs, AR) were fatally injured in an accident on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.

Shortly before 10:00 a.m. Mr. Elkar and Mr. Jacob were both passengers in a vehicle (2013 Chevrolet Equinox) traveling north on Vaughn Road in Springdale. The vehicle attempted to negotiate a lefthand curve when it lost control. The vehicle left the roadway before striking a tree head-on.

21-year-old Matthew Gold (Tontitown, AR), 18-year-old Steve Kosmes (Springdale, AR), Gasber Laibwij (Springdale, AR), and 19-year-old Absen Andres (Springdale, AR) were all in the vehicle at the time of the accident and sustained injuries.

Those injured were transported with injuries to Northwest Medical Center in Springdale and Washington Regional Medical Center.

Conditions were reportedly fair and dry.

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: Vaughn Road, Springdale, Arkansas, Washington County:

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