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Archive for the ‘WRECKS’ Category

DWI Leap over Logs Ends in Crash & Cocaine Arrest

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

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At 2:13 PM on May 24, Monticello Fire & Rescue, MASI, OEM, and Sheriff’s deputies responded to the report of a Dodge Ram, eastbound on Bill Henry Road, leaving the road, jumping over a driveway side road, and crashing over and into a pile of logs, with the driver trapped inside of the vehicle.  After the driver was out of the vehicle, he was placed in the ambulance for transportation.

Posted below is the press release from Sheriff Mark Gober. (more…)

At Least It Wasn’t Loaded.

Friday, April 29th, 2022

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At 8 AM, Thursday morning, an empty log truck was pulling up to Highway 278 East, from Winchester Road, at the Corner Express convenient store.
The trailer‘s king-pin came loose from the truck, causing it to block the roadway, until the trailer  could be lifted and reattached.

MPD assisted with traffic control.

Flooding Photos from Sunday’s Severe Thunderstorm

Monday, April 18th, 2022
Floating cargo containers on E. McCloy St., near Godfrey Ditch and City Shop.

Floating cargo containers on E. McCloy St., near Godfrey Ditch and City Shop.

Godfrey Ditch, north of E. McCloy St.

Godfrey Ditch, north of E. McCloy St.

Godfrey Ditch, between East Gaines in E. McCloy.

Godfrey Ditch, between East Gaines in E. McCloy.

Washed out street repair on East Davis

Washed out street repair on East Davis

Close-up photo of Washed out street repair on East Davis

Close-up photo of Washed out street repair on East Davis

Wreck 3, Monday, 2 PM

Wednesday, April 6th, 2022

AutoZone

At 2 PM, Monday, in addition to the other “same time“ wrecks worked by Monticello Police, there was a third involving a delivery van and a personal vehicle, behind AutoZone on Highway 425 South.

No ambulances or wreckers were needed.

Yes, there were actually three wrecks at the same time in Monticello, Monday at 2 PM.

Car Crash Claims Life on 278 Bypass

Thursday, March 31st, 2022
Note: the next page contains graphic image(s) of the crash site. Sensitive readers should use caution before proceeding.

Note: the next page contains graphic image(s) of the crash site. Sensitive readers should use caution before proceeding.

According to Arkansas State Police, around 2:20 PM, Wednesday, a Monticello woman lost her life in a car crash on HWY 278 Bypass, near the Highway 35 intersection. (more…)

ATV Fatality near Selma

Tuesday, March 29th, 2022

Fatal fatality crash wreck deathAt 5 PM, Monticello dispatch received a 911 call reporting an ATV accident involving a Dodge Ram pickup and a Kawasaki side-by-side, on Highway 293, in the Selma area. (more…)

Drive Safely (& Slowly)

Thursday, February 3rd, 2022

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This vehicle was traveling east towards McGehee, when it lost control on a patch of ice, and went into the southbound ditch of Highway 278.

No one was injured; Drew County Sheriffs Deputies responded,.

Please drive safely, this is the first of what will likely be dozens of ditched vehicles (and wrecker  bills), today!

Photo courtesy of Wife.

Cold Crash on 425 North, Please Drive Cautiously

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

8A89B0B0-AD32-45A6-A413-5614D4E5BD0ABetween 9-10 PM, Sunday night, the driver of this Ford sedan told bystanders that the accelerator stuck, causing the vehicle to hit a parked car in Wendy’s, then travel across Highway 425 and come to a stop between Bartons and ATT.

MPD worked the accident scene.

No injuries were reported.

Please remember, with temperatures in the 20s, anything that looks wet, will be frozen.

Almost Rollover, at 278 West

Thursday, December 23rd, 2021

5C02D683-D4C5-4E24-BF5A-9A55EB9545C5Around 6:30 PM, Wednesday evening, Drew County Sheriffs Deputies were dispatched to an “almost rollover” involving a loaded log truck, at the intersection of S. Allie Rd. and Highway 278, approaching Wilmar.

When deputies arrived, no one was injured, and crews were on the way to unload the logs and cleared the roadway.

Overpass Repair Expected Soon, After Being Hit By Skidder Hauler

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021

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The Arkansas Department of Transportation is planning to repair the damage done to the HWY 425 overpass, which occurred in mid October, in the very near future (around Thanksgiving).

Tthe heavy bridge division of the department describes the damage to the Monticello Overpass as “cosmetic“ and does not pose any threat or danger to safety.

Specific schedule updates and any construction detour information will be posted as it becomes available.
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