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Arkadelphia Resident Crosses 3 Lanes of Traffic Before Striking Tree in Fatal Highway 70 Accident

A 2002 Buick headed west on U.S. Highway 70 in Lonsdale crossed the turn lane and both lanes of eastbound traffic before leaving the roadway and striking a tree head-on. The driver, 67-year-old Jackie Gray, of Arkadelphia, was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles were involved in the accident, which occurred at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13.

The full preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.

Accident Location: U.S. Highway 70, Lonsdale, Arkansas, Garland County: