Head-On Collision Between Jonesboro & Harrisburg Claims Minor’s Life

An unidentified minor was fatally injured in an accident that took place on Thursday, August 5, 2019.

Shortly before 7:00 a.m. a head-on collision involving a minor passenger occurred on Highway 1 near Punkin Center Road.

31-year-old Jessica Walker (Harrisburg, AR) was driving north on Highway 1 and 59-year-old William Correa (Harrisburg, AR) was driving south on Highway 1 at the time of the accident.

Mr. Correa’s vehicle (1999 Ford F150) crossed the center line and struck Ms. Walker’s vehicle (2014 Lincoln MKZ) head-on. The minor who was fatally injured was a passenger in Ms. Walker’s vehicle.

Conditions were reportedly clear and dry.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: Highway 1 (near Punkin Center Road), South of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Poinsett County: