Two people injured in head-on collision on Hwy 18

LAKE CITY, AR (KAIT) – Two people have been taken to a local hospital after a head-on collision shut down Highway 18 for about an hour Friday afternoon.

According to Arkansas State Police, a car swerved into oncoming traffic after traffic slowed and hit another car head-on. Two people were taken to an area hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

The accident occurred on the east side of Lake City at the intersection of Highway 18 and County Road 830. The highway was shut down for about an hour.

Region 8 News will continue to track this story and bring you any new details as soon as they become available.

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