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Archive for the ‘WRECKS’ Category

Asphalt Truck Rollover Blocks 425 Traffic at Patriot Truck Stop

Thursday, September 21st, 2023

IMG_0229Although few details are available, except that MPD and OEM are currently working the cleanup of an overturned asphalt truck on Highway 425 South, near the Patriot Truck Stop, we only know that no one was transported for any serious injuries.

More information should be posted tomorrow morning on

Recent Wreck – Saturday

Friday, September 8th, 2023

IMG_9571Saturday, around 11 AM, the driver of this Ford Ranger pick up lost control of her vehicle on Watt Street, which is known for its narrow lanes and deep ditches.

MPD worked the accident. The driver was uninjured, Reggie‘s Wrecker towed the vehicle.

Recent Wreck – Friday

Friday, September 8th, 2023

IMG_9579Last Friday around 6:30 in the morning, the driver of this eastbound Ford lost control of the vehicle and ran off the road way into the tree line on Highway 278 W., just east of the I 530 intersection.

When Drew County deputies arrived, the driver had fled the scene. Rangel towed the wrecked vehicle.

Blowout in Curve Causes Single Car Crash

Tuesday, August 29th, 2023

IMG_9251Around 1:45 PM, Thursday afternoon, the driver of this westbound BMW, maintained control, as best as possible, as he was rounding a curve near Bayou Bartholomew on Winchester Road.

The vehicle left the roadway, but did not overturn, when it eventually came to a stop near a farm turn row.

The pick up is a relative, checking on the driver, and was not involved in the accident.

DCSO responded, along with Reggie‘s Wrecker.

The driver was uninjured.

Big Rig Crash & Burn, Friday on 35 East

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2023

IMG_9160 IMG_9161Friday morning, at approximately 5 AM, the driver of this unloaded flatbed 18 wheeler, lost control of his vehicle in a curve, near Rash Cemetery on Highway 35 East.

Collins Cominto fire department responded, along with Drew County Sheriffs‘s, OEM and C&L Electric.

MASI transported the driver to Drew Memorial for medical attention.


Drive Carefully Near Schools- Recent Wreck

Monday, August 14th, 2023

IMG_8886IMG_8896Sunday, around 3 PM, the driver of this southbound Jeep lost control of his vehicle in the business area of Highway 425 S., south of the overpass.

Judging by the scene, but not confirmed, it is believed the driver was ejected.,

MPD, OEM, MASI, and Reggie‘s Wrecker responded to the scene.

The driver was transported by helicopter to a trauma center, believed to be in Little Rock, from the DMH helipad.

Recent Rollover, County Trash Truck, Friday

Monday, August 7th, 2023

IMG_8633Around 10 AM, Friday morning, the driver of this Drew County trash truck escaped injury as he was running his Barkada Road route, when the truck was on a soft spot, picking up cans, and rolled over.

MPD, DCSO and OEM responded.

Big Wrecker pulls the trash truck.

Recent Rollover, Concrete Truck

Monday, August 7th, 2023

IMG_8636On Thursday, July 27, this concrete truck, based out of Monticello, rolled over on Highway 35 east, near the city limits.

The driver was transported by SEEMS.

MPD, DCSO and OEM responded.

Recent Rollover, Driver Trapped in Van, Friday near Enon

Monday, August 7th, 2023

IMG_8625Friday evening, around 7:30 PM, Monticello Firefighters were dispatched to a rollover van accident, where the driver was trapped inside.

The accident occurred near the old Enon school.

Local ambulances, along with drew county sheriffs deputies and OEM responded.

Recent Rollover, Midway Route

Monday, August 7th, 2023

IMG_8635Around dark, on Sunday, July 30, the driver of this southbound Nissan Rogue lost control of the vehicle on Midway Route, causing them to be trapped inside.

Monticello Firefighters responded to free the victims from the Nissan.

DCSO and OEM also responded.

Rods Wrecker removed the Rogue.

Midnight Rollover Wreck on Old Warren Rd.

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023

MASI SEEMSAt 12:16 AM, Tuesday morning, there was a single vehicle rollover accident on Old Warren Rd. across from the Monticello Track, near MHS, on the way to Drew Memorial Hospital.

IMG_8485The driver of this Jeep Grand Cherokee seems to have been headed west, possibly towards the hospital, when they lost control of the vehicle in a curve,

Responding agencies included Monticello Firefighters, who extricated the two trapped occupants of the vehicle, MPD, DCSO, ASP, OEM, SEEMS, and MASI.

Helicopter medical transport was requested for both of the crash victims.

3 Car Crash Sends at least 1 to Hospital, Friday

Monday, July 24th, 2023

IMG_8110 IMG_8109At 5:45 PM, Friday, there was a three vehicle collision on Highway 425 N., across from the Huddle House.

MPD, MFD, DCSO, and OEM responded, along with local ambulances.

At least, one occupant from the collision was, transported toJRMC, for medical care.

Reggie’s and Rod’s Wreckers remove the Fords.

Car Crashes into Store

Monday, July 17th, 2023

IMG_7837 IMG_7840Around 5 PM, Sunday evening, the driver of this Honda was unable to stop the vehicle, due to the brakes not working, and drove into the smoke store on Gaines Street, across from Breaker.

The driver was transported to Drew Memorial for medical treatment. A passenger was uninjured.

2 Car Crash on Gaines during 4:45 Heavy Rains

Friday, July 7th, 2023

IMG_6731At approximately 4:45 PM, Thursday, during the heavy, flooding rains, a Buick Roadmaster collided with an Xterra, hear on, just west of Breaker.

MPD, Rangel Towing, SEEMS, and MASI responded. No one was transported.

Special appreciation goes out to the MPD officers, as well as Ronnie, who worked the accident in the heavy, heavy rain.

3 Car Crash at 425 / Old Warren Road, Sends 4 to Hospital

Wednesday, May 31st, 2023

Tuesday evening, at 7:38 PM, there was a three vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 425 S. and Old Warren Rd.

IMG_5532 IMG_5531 IMG_5530Sources at the scene believe that the northbound Toyota pick up crashed into the back of the northbound, Toyota Sequoia, which then spun around colliding with the Toyota Camry, as the Sequoiaoverturned in the southbound lanes of traffic.

MPD, MFD, DCSO, OEM, MASI and SEEMS all responded.

Drivers from all three vehicles, and at least one passenger were transported to Drew Memorial for medical treatment.


Expedition Rollover on Highway 35.

Thursday, May 25th, 2023

IMG_5413At approximately 3:15, Tuesday afternoon, sources at the scene report that the two occupants of this overturned Ford explorer had attempted to pass vehicles, westbound, on Highway 35, near Rash Cemetery.

The vehicle lost control, flipped and came to a stop in the tree bank, on the north side of the road, with both passengers being transported to local hospitals. DCSO, OEM, MASI, and Rods Wrecker responded.

Gator / Car Collision on HWY 138

Tuesday, May 16th, 2023

IMG_5059 IMG_5060At 6 AM, this morning, a Pontiac was traveling east on Highway 138, driven by local couple.  When they rounded a curve in a farming area, they found an approximately 10 foot long alligator in their lane.

The car struck the alligator, causing damage to the grill area and fenders.

A Drew County Sheriff’s deputy responded to the scene.

The car was able to be driven away.

The alligator was dispatched and removed from the area.

Log Truck Rollover at 425/35

Friday, May 12th, 2023

IMG_4986Around 12:30, Thursday afternoon, this log truck was attempting to turn west, onto Highway 35, off of Highway 425, north of Monticello, when it overturned, blocking traffic until the load and wreck was cleared.

Drew County deputies, OEM, and others responded.

No injuries were reported.

2 Pick-Up MVA with Rollover

Wednesday, May 10th, 2023

IMG_4921Around 11:40, Tuesday morning, there was a two vehicle collision, involving a Ford pick up and a GMC pick up in the 3000 block of Highway 35 E.

Drew County Sheriffs deputies, OEM and SEEMS responded.

Rangel and Rod’s Wrecked removed the vehicle’s.

Recent Wreck: Sunday

Monday, May 1st, 2023

IMG_4639Between 3–3 30 pm, Sunday afternoon, the driver of this Toyota lost control of the vehicle while traveling south on Midway Route.

The truck left the roadway, entered the wood line and crash into a tree, causing major damage to the vehicle.

Drew County Sheriffs deputies responded, no injuries were reported.

Reggie’s Wrecker removed the Toyota.

Unusual Place for Big Rig to Be Stuck in Mud & Gravel

Monday, April 24th, 2023

IMG_4421Friday, around 4:30 PM, the driver of this 18 wheeler was traveling east on Highway 35, near Rash Cemetery, when he needed to turn around, after his last stop.

The road around the cemetery, where he was attempting to turn around, had recently been re-graveled, and due to the rain, his plan did not go as expected.

Drew County deputies responded, as well as a large tow truck. No one was injured.

Recent Wrecks- Thursday

Friday, April 21st, 2023

IMG_4333At 10:50, a.m., Thursday, the driver of this heavy duty Dodge truck lost control of his vehicle on Highway 83, north of Monticello, just a short distance from the HWY 277, Coleman Store intersection.

Monticello Fire/Rescue, MASI and Drew County deputies responded.

Rods Wrecker removed the Dodge.

The driver declined further medical treatment.

Single Car Crash Breaks 2 Power Poles on Bowser Rd

Monday, March 27th, 2023

At 12:25 AM, Monday morning, the driver of the Chevy Trailblazer swerved to miss an animal on Bowser Road, losing control of the vehicle.

The vehicle crashed into two side-by-side light poles.

Drew County Sheriffs Deputies worked the scene.

The driver was not transported.

Rods Wrecker removed the Chevy.

Traffic Fatality, Tuesday Night

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

traffic fatalityOn March 21, 2023 at approximately 4:18pm members of the Drew County Sheriff’s Office, SEEMS Ambulance Service and a member of the Monticello Fire Department responded to a single vehicle fatality accident at the intersection of Hwy 138 and Grizzell Lane.


Walmart Pole Catches 5th Vehicle (& Counting)

Tuesday, March 21st, 2023

Walmart pole Walmart poleRecently, a short concrete pole has been placed at the northeast corner of the Walmart, parking lot, behind Murphy Oil.

The pole is placed in the edge of the parking area, outside of the driving lanes.

In recent weeks, at least five vehicles have been removed from the top of the pole, after crashing into and over it.

Please be aware of the situation, when using that Walmart entrance.

Wet Road Crash, Friday.

Wednesday, March 1st, 2023

4E8ABF88-E1D2-4E54-AC6F-FA602A83A5C7The driver of this GMC Yukon was traveling between Monticello and Mcgehee, Friday, around 10:30 AM, when they lost control of the vehicle in the wet roads near the Tillar turn, at 277/278.

No one was injured.

Drew County Sheriffs Deputies work to crash

Rollover Wreck with Entrapment At 7:00 PM Last Night

Tuesday, February 7th, 2023

FCBB224A-F1DD-44B2-B4BC-0B56DEF2BF65At approximately 7 PM, Monday night, the Monticello Fire Department and Drew County Deputies received a page to a reported overturned vehicle with entrapment on Old Dermott Road.
Upon arrival, the wrecked Nissan Altima was there, but witnesses report the driver, along with apparently severe injuries, fled the scene on foot.

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