Two unidentified minors (one male and one female) were fatally injured in an accident that occurred on Saturday, January 5, 2019.
At approximately 3:41 p.m. 49-year-old Sufian A. Tarer (Conway, AR) was driving a 2017 Ford F-150 south on Highway 25 in Tumbling Shoals when his vehicle left the roadway to the right and over-corrected to the left veering into northbound traffic. 47-year-old Ron P. Nichols (Conway, AR) was driving a 2002 Toyota Tacoma north on Highway 25. Mr. Nichols’ vehicle struck Mr. Tarer’s vehicle after it veered into the northbound lane of Highway 25.
36-year-old Holley J. Nichols (Conway, AR) was a passenger in Mr. Nichols’ 2002 Toyota Tacoma. One additional unidentified minor (male) was a passenger in Mr. Tarer’s 2017 Ford F-150.
Both drivers and additional passengers were transported with injuries to nearby hospitals including Baptist Medical Health Center, UAMS, and Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
Conditions at the time of the accident were reportedly clear and dry.
Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Crash Summary
Accident Location: Highway 25, Tumbling Shoals, Arkansas, Cleburne County: