Collision with Semi-Truck Near Ash Flat Proves Fatal

Collision with Semi-Truck Near Ash Flat Proves Fatal

38-year-old Debra Kay Hudson (Bald Knob, AR) and 50-year-old Wesley Dean Burns (Judsonia, AR) were both fatally injured in a car accident on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

At approximately 9:14 a.m. Mr. Burns was driving west on U.S. 62 (Highway 412) west of Ash Flat. Mr. Burns’s vehicle (2016 Dodge Ram 3500) crossed the centerline near Gibson Hill Road and struck an eastbound 18-wheeler (2016 International TT).

Ms. Debra Hudson was a passenger in the vehicle. Those injured in the accident were transported to White River Medical Center.

Weather conditions were cloudy and road conditions were wet at the time of the accident.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: U.S. 62 (Highway 412) at Gibson Hill Road, Ash Flat, Arkansas, Fulton County:

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