Semi vs. Passenger Car Closes Highway 63 on Wednesday

At 10 am on Wednesday Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting an accident on Hwy. 63, in front of Cavenaugh Auto Sales. Black Rock Fire Department along with the Black Rock Police Department and the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene, at 10:06 am units were on scene and highway 63 was completely blocked. The driver of the SUV reportedly had minor injuries and was taken to the hospital by a family member.

Traffic was diverted around the accident scene. Pratt’s wrecker service and Dail’s wrecker service were both called to remove the damaged vehicles. Traffic was delayed for over an hour. No other injuries were reported, the cause of the near head on accident is unknown at this time. The accident is being investigated by the Arkansas State Police. Hwy. 63 was reopened at 11:54am.

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