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James Bailey Fatally Injured After Vehicle Runs Underneath an 18-Wheeler

73-year-old James L. Bailey (Poplar Grove, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that took place in the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

At approximately 4:45 a.m. Mr. Bailey was traveling north on U.S. Highway 49 west of Marvell. A 2018 Freightliner tractor-trailer was traveling north on Highway 49 when it attempted to make a u-turn. Mr. Bailey’s 2006 Chevrolet vehicle ran underneath the trailer of the 18-wheeler.

Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Crash Summary

Accident Location: U.S. Highway 49, Marvell, Arkansas, Phillips County: