Articles Tagged with Fatal Arkansas crash

INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR – A couple is facing charges in connection with an all-terrain vehicle crash that killed their daughter in September, according to White River Now.

The incident occurred at the intersection of State Highway 25 Spur and Center Grove Road on Sept. 6. 34-year-old Daniel Wesley Aldrich was driving an ATV that crashed at that location.  His 5-year-old daughter, a back-seat passenger, was critically injured and taken to Arkansas Children’s Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Authorities said Aldrich and 33-year-old Jennifer Grace Aldrich, a front-seat passenger in the vehicle, both showed signs of intoxication.  A blood test on Daniel showed his blood alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit.

LAWRENCE CO., AR – A 10-year-old child was killed and four other individuals were sent to the hospital following a major 3-vehicle crash in Lawrence County yesterday.

According to a report by KAIT, the crash took place at about 5:16 p.m along Highway 63.

Investigators believe a Nissan Maxima driven by 36-year-old Matthew Simmons was passing a GMC pickup truck when it struck the front passenger’s side of the pickup.

MONROE CO., AR – An elderly man was killed early Sunday morning in a rollover crash on AR-1.

According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 84-year-old Hershel L. Garrison was westbound on the freeway near Indian Bay at about 4:40 a.m. when he lost control of his 2020 Chevrolet Sonic.

The Chevrolet then exited the freeway and rolled at least twice before coming to a stop.

TEXARKANA, AR – A 25-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Texarkana on Tuesday night.

According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Lucas Brian Stephenson, 25, was traveling on AR-296 at about 9:46 p.m. when he lost control of his 2004 Chevrolet. The vehicle then rolled an unknown number of times.

Stephenson was pronounced dead at the crash site.

PINE BLUFF, AR – A motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries after colliding with an SUV at a busy Pine Bluff intersection yesterday.

According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the crash occurred shortly after 3 p.m. as the driver of the SUV attempted to turn left from 28th Avenue to Apple Street.

The motorcyclist was heading east on 28th Ave and slammed into the SUV. The driver of the SUV remained at the scene and was cited for failure to yield.

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