One injured as vehicle barrels into JETS facility, police say, as facility now closed

Car crashes into building

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A person was taken to a hospital Saturday after a vehicle went into the Jonesboro Economical Transit Regional Transfer Facility, Jonesboro police said.

According to a post on the Jonesboro Police Department Facebook page, the crash happened around 2 p.m. April 13.

Vehicle crashes into JET Regional Transfer Facility Around 2pm today, a vehicle lost control heading north on Caraway...

Posted by Jonesboro Police Department on Saturday, April 13, 2019

The post noted that a vehicle lost control heading north on Caraway Road, then went into the facility.

“The vehicle broke several windows and struck a man who was sitting inside. The patron was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, the driver was not hurt,” police said in the post.

According to a post on the City of Jonesboro’s Facebook page, the transfer station is now closed for seating until further notice due to the crash.

The JET Transfer Station is closed for seating, as you can see for yourself, until further notice after a vehicle...

Posted by City of Jonesboro, AR - Government on Saturday, April 13, 2019

However, officials say a covered place for riders to stand outside will be provided until the facility is repaired.

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