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Archive for the ‘WRECKS’ Category

3 Injured in Car Crash, 1 Air-lifted

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015


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Around 7 PM Monday night, 3 people were injured in a 2 vehicle head-on accident, on Highway 35 East.

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“Rumble Strips” Installed at Dead Man’s Curve, Folloiwng Letter to AHTD from Sunday School Class

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Dead Mans Curve Rumble Strips


Following the July 1 death of 21-year-old Carla Avery on HWY 278, in the area best known as “Dead Man’s Curve”, a local Sunday School class decided something should be done to correct the deadly portion of roadway.

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Logs Shift on Load – HWY 278 Closed for Reloading, Late Monday

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Around 3:45 Monday afternoon,  a log truck’s load shifted forward, as he applied his brakes while westbound on HWY 278 near the 425 intersection.

The logs shifted forward impacting the cab preventing it from being able to turn .

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Rescue Team Responds to Early AM Wreck

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

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At 1:45, Thursday, the Monticello Fire & Rescue Team was paged out to the report of a Ford pick-up that missed the HWY 278 curve at the east entrance to Wilmar, and crashed into a nearby wooded area.

Drew County Sheriff’s Deputies worked the accident, where a 31 year old Bryant resident was transported to JRMC by SEEMS. Dan’s Towing removed the vehicle.

Recent Wrecks

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

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Saturday, around noon, the driver of this Chevy van was reported to be traveling north on HWY 425, attempting to turn west, when she collided with the passenger side of a Chrysler 300, which was passing her.

Drew County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the wreck, along with a local Constable.  The State Police filed the accident report.

One passenger from the Chrysler was reportedly transferred to a Little Rock Hospital.

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Wednesday, at approximately 8 am, the driver of this Chevy pick-up lost control, near Sixteen Section Road on HWY 35 East of Monticello.

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This Honda Accord received only minor damage, Wednesday around 5 pm, when it’s driver lost control on the wet pavement in Dead Man’s Curve.

Drew County Sheriff’s  Deputies worked both of these Wednesday accidents.

Log Truck Spill on HWY 278

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

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zyAt 12:20, Monday afternoon, this loaded log truck was traveling toward Monticello, when its trailer’s fifth wheel pin plate pulled off, allowing the trailer to overturn, rolling it over onto the side of the roadway.

No one was injured.

Drew County Sheriff’s Deputies directed traffic through the 277/278 curve until 3 pm, when the wreck was clered.

 

City Truck Accident

Monday, November 4th, 2013

zcNo one was injured, Tuesday morning, when the driver of this City of Monticello work truck left the roadway, dumping a large portion of the load the truck was carrying into the ditch and driveway of SeaArk Marine.

City crews worked to re-open Trotter Street near the entrance to the City Shop.

Early Morning Accident

Monday, October 28th, 2013

zSunday night, around midnight, the driver of this Honda S-2000 was norrhbound on I-530, when he told deputies that another vehicle had caused him to run off of the roadway.

The Honda traveled down the road ditch, coming to a stop in a creekbed, next to a bridge.

Dan’s towed the vehicle; the driver trportedly only recieved minor injuries.

2006 Log Truck Wreck 4 Day Jury Trial, Wednesday Summary

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

za zaA big rig wreck on Oct. 2, 2006 in Calhoun County led to the trial, which is expected to last 3-4 days.zc

While driving a loaded log truck on Calhoun County Road #2,, Gene Gibson (a Drew County resident) had the loaded log truck he was driving, run off of the pavement and rolled onto its right side.

A log shifted, and enter the cab, apparently injuring Gibson.

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2 Car Crash at 278 / 530, This Morning

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

za zbAround 7:15,, Tuesday morning, Drew County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched, along with SEEMS and MASI ambulances, to the report of a wreck involving a Cadillac sedan and a Ford Expedition, at the intersection of HWY 278 and I-530, west of Monticello.

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AT&T Truck Arrives at Dead Man’s Curve, Sort of

Friday, September 20th, 2013

2 007Around 11 am, Friday morning, the new driver of this AT&T truck lost control of the vehicle, causing it to leave the roadway in Dead Man’s Curve, 2 miles east of Monticello on HWY 278 East.

Neither the driver, nor his trainer, was injured.

Drew County Sheriff’s deputies worked the crash scene.  Reliable Towing was called to remove the vehicle.

Thursday’s wreck in the same curve wasn’t as easy to remove.

Two Silverados Collide at Pope & Gabbert

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

zdAround 7 pm, Tuesday, an eastbound white Chevy Silverado reportedly pulled out in front of a northbound white Chevy Silverado, causing an auto accident.

zeThe eastbound truck had the stop sign.

A passenger in the northbound Silverado was transported to Drew Memorial by SEEMS.

The driver in the eastbound Silverado was transported to the County Detention Facility for a BAC test, as aluminum cans were seen strewn alongside the vehicle at the crash scene.

MPD worked the wreck.  Reliable Towing removed the northbound vehicle.

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