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18-Wheeler Flips, Killing Driver in Perry County Accident

24-year-old Jesus Rodriguez III (Laredo, TX) was fatally injured in a trucking accident on Tuesday, August 21.

At approximately 7:10 p.m., Mr. Rodriguez was headed south on State Highway 9 in Perry County traveling in a 2006 Kenworth semi-truck. Mr. Rodriguez lost control of the tractor-trailer while navigating a curve and overturned. The 18-wheeler left the highway and struck several trees before coming to a rest.

Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.

The full preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: State Highway 9, Perry County, Arkansas: