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Arkansas State Police Trooper Tankersley investigated a single vehicle rollover crash early this morning on Highway 70 East near the Rest Area.
Evidence at the scene showed that the westbound vehicle exited the right side of the pavement in a curve, continued across a rough road side, rolled over at least once and came to final rest at the edge of a flowing creek. An occupant of the vehicle was found laying on the ground approximately 35 feet beyond the wreckage. The driver was seriously injured in the crash. No other occupants from this car were located after first responders searched the area.
Morning Star Fire Troops arrived quickly and assisted with patient care and other duties as needed.
The Garland County Sheriff’s Patrol initially responded and assisted as necessary.
LifeNet dispatched 2 Ambulance Crews to the scene. The injured person was transported to the hospital by ambulance.
Traffic flow was not interrupted.