The Arkansas State Police is reporting three people were killed in a head on accident on Hwy 67 outside Walnut Ridge on Saturday night.
The accident occurred at 7:15 pm on Hwy 67 near Lawrence 410, authorities say a 2002 Hyundai driven by Phillis Stayton, age 57 of Hoxie was traveling northbound on Hwy 67 when the vehicle crossed over into the southbound lanes striking a 2013 Nissan occupied by Ronnie Hart, age 55 and Teresa Hart, age 49 both of Walnut Ridge, killing all three in the accident.
Walnut Ridge Police, Walnut Ridge Fire Department, Lawrence County Sheriff’s Deputies, Arkansas State Police and multiple ambulances were dispatched to the scene.
ASP reported the road conditions were dry and weather was clear at the time of the accident. Units were on scene until 9:28 pm.
The accident was investigated by the Arkansas State Police.