Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox
Hot Springs Police Officer S. Smith investigated an entrapment injury crash yesterday around 3PM where part of a crash on Central Avenue wound up careening down onto the Allen Tillery Chevrolet sales lot.
Evidence at the scene showed that a substantial crash occured between a black truck and a white truck that was pulling a trailer. After impact, the black truck came to final rest in the highway. The white truck continued down the embankment and onto the car lot, narrowly missing cars parked on the lot for sale.
Witnesses at the scene that viewed video of the crash tools me that the black truck was Southbound when it attempted to turn left in front of the Northbound white truck, causing the crash.
Hot Springs Fire & Rescue Troops arrived quickly. They blocked traffic, extricated at least 1 person from the wreckage and otherwise assisted as needed.
LifeNet dispatched at least 1 Ambulance Crew to the scene. They transported at least 1 injured person to the hospital by ambulance.
Tillery’s Towing took charge of and removed the white truck, it’s trailer and the 4-wheeler that was on the trailer at the time of the crash.
Traffic flow was interrupted for at least 1.5 hours.