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Early Morning Friday Crash Rushes Rescue Team – Helicopter Lands in HWY for Emergency UAMS Flight

November 28th, 2009 by

004The “Dead Man’s Curve” area was the scene of another serious motor vehicle accident, Friday morning, around 3 o’clock.

According to reports from the scene, the driver of this eastbound   Volkswagon Jetta crossed the center line, into the path of the oncoming westbound Plymoth Voyager, causing a head-on collision.

008Both drivers had to be removed from their vehicles by Monticello Fire & Rescue, assisted by Drew County Sheriff Deputies.

z4SEEMS responded to aid the driver of the Voyager, and called for Air-Evac, an emergency helicopter transport, that has performed a training session with local emergency workers, but this is believed to be first “on scene” emergency pick-up in Drew County.

The victim was air-lifted to UAMS in Little Rock by chopper, from where it had landed, on the blocked off center line of HWY 278 East.

The driver of the Jetta was transported by MASI to Drew Memorial.

Triple A transported the Volkswagon, and J.A. Goad Towing removed the mini-van..

6 Responses to “Early Morning Friday Crash Rushes Rescue Team – Helicopter Lands in HWY for Emergency UAMS Flight”

  1. lookout says:

    beleive it or not but one day that road will be straight through there this happen just east of dead mans curve in front of the farm shop thats out there.

  2. nancy says:

    please pray for the drivers the one in the van is one of my good friends

  3. Preston says:

    ILL PRAY I LIVE OUT THERE BY DEAD MANS CURVE AND THE ONLY THING I HERE IS COPS AND FIRE TRUCKS AND RECORDS GOING BY

    I CANT HUNT BECOUSE ITS SO BAD OUT THERE
    I WAKE UP A NIGHT TO SIRIONS BY MY HOUSE

  4. ree says:

    Are there not any signs out there warning how dangerous this curve is?I ran across a couple at Wal Mart last yr who were here from another state for a fishing tournament.They needed directions to get back to McGehee.I warned them about the curve and told them to be very careful.There are way too many serious wrecks out there.

  5. Ashley Summerford says:

    THERE ARE SO MANY ROADS IN DREW COUNTY THAT PEOPLE HAVE BEEN HURT REALLY BAD A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO MY COUSIN WAS KILLED AN MIDWAY ROUTE YES THE ROADS ARE DANGEROUS BUT PEOPLE NEED TO SLOW AND AND LOOK AROUNG THEY MIGHT THINK THEY CAN DRIVE BUT YOU NEED TO BE AWARE OF PEOPLE AROUND YOU

  6. wesley carnicle says:

    why do they call dead man’s curve for on hwy278east

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