DIAZ, AR (KAIT) - A person was airlifted Saturday to a Jonesboro hospital after being injured in a one-vehicle crash in Jackson County.
According to a post on the Diaz Fire Department Facebook page, Diaz firefighters and Newport Fire Department paramedics went to Highway 367 near the Arkansas State Police Headquarters around 12:30 p.m. Dec. 1.
The post noted that the vehicle left the road and struck an electric pole, breaking it in half. The driver was taken to the hospital due to their injuries.
The crash also caused the power to be off in the Newport and Diaz areas for nearly two hours as crews worked on the broken pole.