Shortly before 9 pm on Sunday the Walnut Ridge Fire Department along with Medic One Ambulance we’re dispatched to a two vehicle accident involving a semi truck on Hwy 63 just south of Hwy 91.

Lawrence County Dispatch also received 911 calls reporting that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle at the accident scene as well.

A medical helicopter was requested to the scene.

Traffic was shut down at 9:26pm in order to land the medical helicopter at the scene.

Units were clear at 10:20 pm, one patient was airlifted to a Memphis hospital.

The identities or extent of injuries have not been released. The accident is being investigated by the Arkansas State Police.