Arkansas 911 News

Fatal Walmart Parking Lot Crash Involves 6 Vehicles – MONTICELLO

Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox

All suspects are presumed innocent until determined guilty in court.

Arkansas State Police report that Monticello Police Officer Williams investigated a fatal crash involving 6 vehicles in a Monticello Walmart Parking Lot November 12, 2021, around 3PM.

The Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Crash Report says that Esther M. Hudson, 86, of Monticello, was fatally injured when a 2015 Nissan Sentra attempted to back out of a parking space.  While backing up, the Nissan struck 5 vehicles and Ms. Hudson, who was a pedestrian in the area.

Ms. Hudson was transported to the hospital where she later died.

Conditions at the time of the crash are listed as clear and dry.

Any possible charges relating to the crash and the death were not mentioned in this preliminary report.