One Killed, Several Injured in Head-on Hot Springs Collision

47-year-old William J. Meyers (Hot Springs, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that took place on Thursday, August 1, 2019.

Shortly before 5:00 p.m. Mr. Meyers was a passenger in a vehicle traveling south on Highway 7 (Central Avenue) in Hot Springs. Mr. Meyer’s vehicle (2017 Kia Soul) was struck head-on by a northbound vehicle (2000 Chevrolet Suburban) that crossed the centerline and turn lane before striking Mr. Meyer’s vehicle.

30-year-old Noah T. Peabody (Hot Springs, AR) was driving the northbound vehicle that crossed the centerline.

46-year-old Michelle Meyers (Hot Springs, AR) was driving the vehicle Mr. Meyers was a passenger in, and 20-year-old Joseph Richards (Hot Springs, AR) was also a passenger in the vehicle.

Mr. Peabody, Ms. Meyers, and Mr. Richards were all injured in the wreck.

Conditions were reportedly clear and dry.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: 4700 Block of Central Avenue (State Highway 7), Hot Springs, Arkansas, Garland County: