Shortly before 7:30 pm the Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting an accident with a trapped victim at the 63/412 intersection outside Portia.
Portia Fire, Walnut Ridge Fire Medic One and ProMed Ambulance were all dispatched to the area along with Lawrence County Sheriff’s Deputies. Upon arrival on scene units requested the coroner to the scene. A medical helicopter was also requested to land at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Medic One transported one patient to meet the medical helicopter.
Details are still coming in, the accident is being investigated by the Arkansas State Police.
The Arkansas Highway Department was requested to the scene at 7:45 pm for debris removal and to assist with clean up.
This is still an active scene, use caution if traveling through the area.
We will update information as it comes available.