Collision with Large Truck Claims One Life, Injures Another in Bearden

Collision with Large Truck Claims One Life, Injures Another in Bearden

61-year-old John Hall (Fordyce, AR) was fatally injured in an accident on Friday, May 7, 2021.

At approximately 8:47 a.m. Mr. Hall was exiting the crossover and entered the southbound lanes of traffic on Highway 79 in Bearden. Mr. Hall’s vehicle (2010 Ford) “crossed into the path” of a southbound 18-wheeler (2006 Peterbilt). The front of the 18-wheeler impacted the passenger side of Mr. Hall’s vehicle.

The truck driver of the 18-wheeler, 47-year-old Brad Boney (Fordyce, AR) sustained injuries in the collision and was transported with injuries to Dallas County Medical Center.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: U.S. Highway 79 (at Highway 203), Bearden, Arkansas, Ouachita County:

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