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Archive for the ‘WRECKS’ Category

Driver Training Accident Damages Building

Tuesday, November 29th, 2022

57BE9271-31D7-4825-88AD-41DB1C143057On a recent Sunday afternoon, around 3 PM, a local parent was working with their teenager on driving skills.

The teenager, who had a learners permit, was working on parking at the workforce training center on Highway 278 E., when she accidentally pressed the gas instead of the break.

The Toyota Corolla struck the building, causing minor damage.

No injuries were reported.

MPD worked the accident.

Wrecked City Trash Truck Out of Service- Video

Wednesday, October 26th, 2022


6B679CCD-586D-4054-8DEC-30CBC4246294Around 9 AM, Tuesday morning, as the Monticello residential side-arm trash truck was turning in at First Freewill Baptist Church, an eastbound pick-up truck collided with the rear of the vehicle, causing substantial damage to the suspension and working area of the trash truck. (more…)

1:30 Crash at EZ-Mart, Friday, Send Driver to DMH

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

BCF4A2B0-5E51-477A-A123-26A34D3A0FA1According to sources, the driver of the PT Cruiser (shown in the background) allegedly pulled out in front of the Dodge Challenger, around 1:30 pm, Friday afternoon, near the EZ Mart intersection of Hyatt and Gaines Street.

The driver of the Challenger was transported to Drew, Memorial Hospital, by SEEMS, and Rods Wrecker towed their vehicle.

The PT cruiser was able to drive away from the crash.

Fire & Rescue Responds to 425 & Bowser

Thursday, September 22nd, 2022

011DAD4D-6531-44E8-9D0F-D66A95120759 732F7025-745B-4E66-9377-C39EF4513C23Minutes after 5 PM, Wednesday afternoon, Monticello Fire & Rescue, along with Monticello Police, Drew County Sheriff’s Deputies, SEEMS, MASI, OEM and other agencies responded to a two car collision, at the intersection of Highway 425 S. and Bowser Road. (more…)

Alleged DWI Driver Crashes into Responders Helping Crash Victims

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022

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At 9:30, Saturday evening, Drew County Deputies received a report of a Dodge SUV, traveling north at the 278/277 intersection, near Tillar, crashing into the woods.

Two vehicles, passing by, offered assistance to the driver and notified officers.

Deputies and a local ambulance quickly arrived, but so did an allegedly drunk driver, who crashed into vehicles at the wreck scene. (more…)

County Line Rollover

Tuesday, July 19th, 2022

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At 2:34, Tuesday morning, Monticello Dispatch was notified by ASP Troop F, of a rollover accident at the Drew/Bradley County line, involving a Toyota Tacoma. (more…)

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…)

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