One person was killed in a traffic collision near Hot Springs Village on the morning of Tuesday, November 25. The Arkansas police received a call about a motorcycle accident that took place on Arkansas 7 north.
Travis Sheffield, aged 47, was driving a 1998 Honda Motorcycle on Arkansas 7. Sheffield was heading south at around 7:15 a.m. when he crashed into a car. According to the police report, the 2013 Hyundai Elantra was traveling north on Arkansas 7 and failed to give way to the biker when it turned left ahead of him.
The tragic crash resulted in the biker, colliding directly into the right passenger side of the car that intercepted him. Travis Sheffield, who hailed from Hot Springs Village, was declared dead at the scene of the accident according to Garland County Coroner, Stuart Smedley.
According to police reports, the individual driving the 2013 Hyundai Elantra did not suffer any injuries. Moreover, the driver of the 2013 Hyundai Elantra was not identified in the report as well.
The report also states that in terms of the weather conditions at the time of the collision near Hot Springs Village, it was dry and cloudy.
Arkansas is no stranger to car accidents and other tragedies of the sort. For this same reason, whenever the Arkansas police receive a call about any car, motorcycle, or truck accident, they are prepared mentally, for the worst.
Automobile accidents can result in damages to your property, vehicle, or even your life. If you or any of your loved ones are ever involved in a car accident, don’t hesitate to get in touch with an Arkansas car accident attorney. Although it varies from a case-to-case basis, you might be in a position to claim damages from the accident.