Two Transported To Jonesboro Hospital After Accident On Hwy 63
At 1:35 pm on Sunday afternoon the Black Rock Fire Department was paged to a one vehicle accident on Hwy 63 just north of the Rest Area.
Medical units and firefighters responded to the area, the Lawrence County Dispatch received numerous calls and informed first responders that the vehicle had left the roadway, traveled down a ditch bank and struck a tree in a field. Air bags also deployed in the accident.
Two people were transported to a Jonesboro hospital with what was described as non-life threatening injuries. Ray Jâ€™s wrecker service was requested to the scene to remove the vehicle.
Black Rock Fire Department was on scene until the vehicle was removed to assist with traffic control. The Lawrence County Sheriffâ€™s Department is investigating the accident. Road conditions were wet and the weather was raining and overcast at the time of the accident possibly contributing to the crash.
For more information on the Lawrence County Sheriffâ€™s Office visit www.lawrencecountysheriffsoffice.com