Crash on Southwest Drive claims two lives

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Two people were killed Monday afternoon when their cars collided on Southwest Drive at Keller's Chapel Road.

According to the Jonesboro Police Department, a silver minivan driven by Kenneth Bowen of Weiner was traveling north on Southwest Drive suddenly lost control and veered into the southbound lanes. It struck a black pick-up truck driven byJeffery Wilkerson of Tuckerman.

Police say both drivers were killed.

A child in the van was airlifted to LeBonheur Children's Medical Center in Memphis, where he is listed in stable condition.

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