Russellville Collision on Arkansas Avenue Proves Fatal

Russellville Collision on Arkansas Avenue Proves Fatal

63-year-old Brian Conatser (Russellville, AR) and 82-year-old Ann Shields (Russellville, AR) were both fatally injured in an accident on Sunday, August 15, 2021.

Shortly before 10:30 a.m. Mr. Conatser and Ms. Shields were traveling west on Darby Lane when their vehicle (2008 Toyota Highlander) attempted a left-hand turn onto Highway 7 (N Arkansas Avenue) in Russellville. The vehicle “pulled into the path” of a northbound 18-wheeler (2020 Volvo D13). The semi-truck collided with the Toyota vehicle.

68-year-old Jerry Ross (Russellville, AR) was driving the 18-wheeler at the time of the accident and sustained injuries in the collision.

Those injured were transported to Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: State Highway 7 (N Arkansas Avenue), Russellville, Arkansas, Pope County:

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