Tag: Traffic Accident

Hit-and-run suspect arrested

JONESBORO, Ark. – The suspect in a Tuesday evening hit-and-run which sent a child to the hospital has been arrested.

Joshua Wade Dunn, 27, of Jonesboro, was arrested by Jonesboro Police Department Tuesday night and booked into Craighead County Detention Center at about 10 p.m., jail records show.  Continue reading “Hit-and-run suspect arrested”

13-year-old sent to ER in Jonesboro hit-and-run

JONESBORO, Ark. – A young boy struck by a vehicle whose driver then fled the scene Tuesday evening in Jonesboro.

At about 5 p.m. Tuesday evening, 13-year-old boy was struck by a white Chevrolet Impala on Nettleton Avenue, E-911 Director Jeff Presley told NEA Report. The Impala fled west on Nettleton as the child lay injured in the roadway, Presley said.

An eyewitness report posted on Facebook by a nearby woman, Mary Waddell, said the boy was walking across the road near Carter’s Corner on Nettleton when it happened. She said he was lying on his side with what appeared to be an injury to his midsection.  Continue reading “13-year-old sent to ER in Jonesboro hit-and-run”

Black Ford Taurus with red hood sought for fleeing accident

JONESBORO, Ark. – If you see a black or dark color Ford Taurus with a red hood in Jonesboro, possibly driven by a heavy-set white male, JPD could use a tip on the license plate number and possibly where the suspect is at, too.

On Wednesday at about 5:05 p.m., police arrived to Main and Woodrow Street where an accident had taken place. The victim was still there but the person who was reportedly at fault had decided to run instead of stay and face the consequences.  Continue reading “Black Ford Taurus with red hood sought for fleeing accident”