1 Killed, 1 Injured in Ouachita County

On February 10, 2022, just before 9:15 a.m., 67-year-old Sharon Garlington of Bearden, AR, was killed in an accident on U.S. 79. 

According to Arkansas State Police, Garlington was headed east on Ouachita County 203, where she “failed to yield the right of way” to an unnamed 28-year-old woman from Magnolia. Garlington, driving a 2019 Nissan, hit the other driver’s 2018 Kia as it entered the northbound lane of U.S. 79, and both vehicles left the road. 

Garlington died as a result of the crash, while the Magnolia woman was injured. Troopers described conditions at the time of the crash as clear and dry.

Ms. Garlington’s death is just one of over 50 that have already happened on Arkansas highways in 2022, as of this writing. If you have lost a loved one in a highway-related incident, or have been injured in an auto accident on Arkansas roadways, you may need help seeking proper compensation. 

Injury attorney Justin Minton has experience as an insurance adjuster, and he understands the complexities of claims following your injury or the loss of a loved one. If you have been involved in a car accident in Little Rock or the surrounding areas, or you’ve lost a loved one in one, call the Minton Law Firm at (501) 794-0001. You can also fill out an online form to set up a free consultation. Want more insights and updates like this one? Like and follow the Minton Law Facebook page for more updates.

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