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Two Killed in Lake Village Intersection Crash

On Thanksgiving Day, 2021, two people died in an early morning collision at a Lake Village intersection.

At 7:40 a.m., according to preliminary Arkansas State Police reports, a 2001 Peterbilt was headed northbound on U.S. 65. The vehicle made a left-hand turn with a protected green arrow onto U.S. 82, where it was struck by an oncoming vehicle.

The oncoming vehicle, a 2018 Hyundai, was headed south on U.S. 65. Driven by Karena M. Everett, 26, of Pine Bluff, the Hyundai ran through a red light and collided with the Peterbilt. Everett and her passenger, Diamante Estrellas, 23, of Little Rock, were reported dead at the scene. The driver of the truck was not injured and was not identified in the report.

According to the police report, it was raining and the road was wet at the time of the crash.

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Pedestrian Killed in Little Rock, One of Over 500 This Year

On October 23rd, 2021, around 7:50pm, a Little Rock man was walking the 5100 block of Asher Avenue. A 1998 Nissan traveling east at an unknown speed hit the man, 44-year-old Zachary Triano of Little Rock. 

Area police said the conditions were dry and clear at the time of the crash, and the cause of the accident is unknown. Unfortunately, Triano was pronounced dead at the scene. He is also one of two men who died in pedestrian accidents in the area on the same weekend.

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Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Vehicle in North Little Rock

On Friday, October 1, a woman was struck and killed by a vehicle as she attempted to cross the 2600 block of Pike Avenue in North Little Rock. 

Officers responded to a call around 7:33 p.m. Friday evening, according to North Little Rock police. When they arrived, they found the woman, 45-year-old Regina Nolley, lying on the ground. Nolley was pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver of the vehicle was traveling northbound as Nolley was crossing the roadway. The driver was uninjured, and no charges have been filed at this time. Both driver and vehicle remain unidentified. 

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Batesville Crash Involving Daycare Van Ends in Death of Child

On Thursday, September 23rd, a 2019 Chevrolet van and a GMC Sierra truck were in a head-on collision on U.S 167 in Batesville. The incident led to the death of Tammy J Gardner, from Hardy, and one minor passenger, whose identity has not been released.

The Arkansas State Police reports that Gardner, driving a 2019 Chevrolet van with two minor passengers, was headed south on U.S. 167 in the early morning hours. The 2016 GMC Sierra, driven by Cody L. Conboy, 20, of Greenbriar, was headed northbound. Conboy drove into the southbound lanes of traffic and struck the left front of Gardner’s van with the left front of his truck.

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Collision on Crow Mountain Road Results in Discovery of a Stolen Car, Entrapment & Airlifting

Six people were injured in a two-car collision on Monday, September 13, around 4:30 p.m., leading one person to become entrapped in his vehicle and two people with critical injuries. It was later discovered that one of the vehicles was reported stolen earlier that same week.

This collision, which took place on Crow Mountain Road near the intersection of Double Springs Road, was originally reported as a basic two-vehicle collision. Upon preliminary investigation of the crash, however, Arkansas State Police found that one of the vehicles was stolen. 

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Early Morning I-30 Crash Involving Three Vehicles Claims Life of 23 Year Old

A three vehicle collision led to the death of a 23-year-old Malvern man on August 6, 2021. The crash happened around 3:30 a.m. on Interstate 30 in Saline County.

According to Arkansas State Police, the driver of a Chevy Tahoe hit the concrete median in the far left lane of the westbound interstate. The vehicle rolled on its side and a driver of a Toyota Camry pulled over to call 911. Unfortunately, a Jeep Cherokee collided with the turned-over Taho and the driver, found to be Cody Henley of Malvern, was ejected.

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Common Questions About Catastrophic Injuries

A catastrophic injury is a severe injury to the skull, spine, spinal cord, or brain that has a permanent, long-lasting effect on the victim. Unfortunately, catastrophic injuries can be a common result of car accidents, personal property injuries, or negligent acts.

If you or a loved one has sustained a catastrophic injury in Arkansas, contact an attorney at Minton Law Firm today by calling our Little Rock office at (501) 794-0001. You can also reach us by filling out the online form on our website.

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Clark County Fatal Crash Involving Five

Two trucks collided in rural Clark County on Tuesday, June 15, killing one and injuring four. The collision occurred just before 5:30pm on Owens Road at the intersection of State Highway 8.

A Glenwood man whose name was not released was driving a 2007 Dodge Charger northbound on Owens Road, and a Norman man (name also not released) was driving a Ford F-150 eastbound.

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Little Rock Police Officer Hits Pedestrian With Patrol Car

On May 22nd, 2021, Arkansas police officer Rashaud Williams hit a pedestrian, Tony Harrison, with his patrol car. Harrison claims the officer was driving distracted.

Traffic camera footage shows at 3:12 PM at the intersection of 12th Street and Peyton, Little Rock police officer Rashaud Williams turned a corner and struck Tony Harrison. The police car’s impact caused Harrison to be thrown onto the hood of the car and fall into the road. After the collision, Williams stopped his vehicle and asked Harrison if he was ok. His reply: “No.” 

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What Are the Long-Term Effects of a TBI?

A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is an injury caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head that affects the way the brain works. TBIs can be mild, moderate, or severe. Those who suffer from mild TBIs may be able to recover safely at home, but unfortunately, a moderate or severe TBI can lead to long-term health complications.

If you or a loved one has sustained a TBI in Arkansas recently, or are suffering from long-term complications from an injury, an attorney can help you seek financial compensation so you can focus on getting better.

Get in touch with an attorney at Minton Law Firm by calling our Little Rock office at 501-794-0001. You can also reach us by filling out the online form on our website.

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