70-year-old Phyllis A. Kerr (North Little Rock, AR) and 97-year-old Clayton A. Meharg (Letona, AR) were both fatally injured in an accident that occurred on Tuesday, March 16, 2021.
At approximately 8:52 a.m. Ms. Kerr and Mr. Meharg were traveling south on U.S. Highway 67 in Cabot when their vehicle (2021 Toyota Camry) was struck from behind by an 18-wheeler (2001 Freightliner) near mile marker 16. The collision from the semi-truck forced Ms. Kerr and Mr. Meharg’s vehicle into a southbound Dodge (2020) vehicle, forcing the Dodge vehicle off the roadway. Ms. Kerr’s vehicle was then pushed into a 2013 Ford Fusion, forcing the Ford vehicle off the roadway. Their vehicle struck an additional vehicle (2019 Toyota Highlander) which in turn struck a sixth southbound vehicle (2015 Ford Prius).
26-year-old Alaya Spivey (Beebe, AR) and an unidentified male minor were traveling in the Ford Fusion and sustained injuries in the collision.
61-year-old Suzanne Bennett (Judsona, AR) was traveling in the Toyota Highlander vehicle and sustained injuries. Those injured were transported to Springhill Baptist Hospital.
Conditions were reportedly clear and dry.
Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report
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Accident Location: U.S. Highway 67 (167) near mile marker 16, Cabot, Arkansas, Lonoke County:
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