Hwy. 67/167 Accident June 7th Injures Two People

Jun 20th, 2013 | By admin | Category: News and Features

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE

Editor/Publisher

At approximately 7:24 a.m., Friday, June 7th, a truck driven by  Ioan Feier, 51, of Hot Springs, left the southbound roadway on Hwy. 67/167 and traveled several hundred feet in the median before landing his 2005 GM flatbed truck partially submerged in Bull Creek around the 31 mile marker. He was rescued by Beebe Fire First Responder Rick Jackson and other volunteers on the scene. Feier received several citations including carless or prohibited driving, no proof of insurance, no vehicle license and improper use of a veh. tag, according to Ark. State Police reports. He was injured and taken to White County Medical Center.

At the same time, in the northbound lane, apparently due to people watching the accident in the southbound lane,  two vehicles collided.  Jessica Davis, 21, of Cabot, driving northbound on Hwy. 67/167 in a 2002 Saturn, ran into the back of Mary E. Jones, 45, of Beebe, who was driving a 2004 Chrysler Sebring. Davis was ticketed for careless or prohibited driving.  Davis was not injured and Jones was injured  and transported to White County Medical Center, according to the ASP report. Condition were clear and dry at the time of the accidents.