Travelling Severely Impacted Due to Winter Weather; Multiple Crashes in Jonesboro

Traveling was severely impacted and multiple crashes in Jonesboro were reported by local law enforcement because of deteriorating road conditions caused by a wintry blast. Several vehicles and motorists were left stranded.

Police responded to multiple Jonesboro crashes. According to officials, the police reported a total of 12 crashes within the hours of 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A crash involving a pedestrian was also reported.

Earlier in the morning, Chief Jonathan Redman of the Trumann Police posted on social media about deteriorating road conditions at around 6 a.m. In the morning. A few hours later, many highways and roads in Northeast Arkansas were covered in snow, as reported by the Arkansas Department of Transportation. Two crashes in Clay and Randolph counties were also reported by the Arkansas Department of Transportation at around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday.

By 4:20 p.m. however, on the same day, the roads were beginning to clear. Many main roads were clear in Craighead County even by the afternoon. Some roads were still covered in snow and caused a few traffic issues, however.

Weather conditions can often lead to unforeseen car crashes. However, even in such circumstances, it is possible that a crash occurred due to the negligence of another. 

If you or your loved ones suffered a devastating accident, know your legal rights through an Arkansas car accident lawyer. We will ensure that you are provided with the justice you deserve and that you are offered compensation for the damages endured.

Source: https://www.kait8.com/2022/01/06/law-enforcement-reporting-deteriorating-road-conditions/

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