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Vehicle Headed the Wrong Way Leads to Fatal I-30 Accident

60-year-old James V. Ball (Deer Park, TX) was fatally injured in an accident that took place in Hot Spring County on Monday, November 26 at approximately 8:12 p.m.

Mr. Ball was traveling east in the westbound lanes of Interstate 30 near mile marker 99 (Rockport, AR) on Monday evening when his 2004 Chevrolet pick-up truck struck a westbound 2016 Honda CRV head-on. Mr. Ball was pronounced dead at the scene.

23-year-old Salvatore Nick Campise (Dickinson, TX) and 21-year-old Tyler D. Carroll (Victoria, TX) were in the Honda CRV and transported to UAMS with injuries.

Conditions at the time of the accident were reportedly clear and dry.

The full Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: Interstate 30 (mile marker 99), Rockport, Arkansas, Hot Spring County: