Fatal traffic accident Sunday in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. – A traffic accident ended in tragedy Sunday afternoon in Jonesboro.

The release from Sgt. Lyle Waterworth, JPD, said around 12:20 am Oct. 21, a blue 2008 Pontiac G6 was traveling west bound on Highland Drive approaching Browns Lane. The Pontiac changed lanes and entered the turn lane to proceed south on Browns Lane. As the Pontiac turned south, it struck a black 2014 Jeep Wrangler that was east bound on Highland Drive.

The driver and the passenger of the Pontiac were both injured and transported to a local hospital, where they were treated for non-life threatening injuries.  The driver of the Jeep was partially ejected and received fatal injuries.  The three passengers of the Jeep were taken to a local hospital for injuries they received.

The accident is still under investigation

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