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Driver airlifted to Memphis after crash on Highway 351

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – One person was airlifted to The Med in Memphis Thursday morning following a wreck on Highway 351 just north of Jonesboro city limits.

According to witnesses, the southbound vehicle left the road while trying to navigate a curve; the vehicle slammed into a culvert after becoming airborne and hitting a tree.

Arkansas State Police say the 43-year-old driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

The driver suffered head and facial trauma ,but Region 8 news currently has no word on the driver's condition, name, or the cause of the accident.

We will continue to track this story and bring you more information as it becomes available on www.kait8.com and on Region8togo.com.

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