Highway 270 Wreck Claims the Life of Melvin Lee Junior

51-year-old Melvin Lee Junior (Hampton, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that occurred on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

At approximately 7:15 a.m. Junior was driving a 1995 Volvo semi-truck east on Highway 270 near Malvern when his vehicle left the roadway. Junior’s 18-wheeler struck a fence before hitting a tree and coming to a final rest.

Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: State Highway 270 West, Malvern, Arkansas, Hot Spring County: