Truck overturns on Hwy 141 near Jonesboro, driver walks away

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A vehicle accident involving a truck on the outskirts of Jonesboro had traffic at a standstill Tuesday afternoon.

According to Jonesboro Patrolman Rogan Ross, the driver of the silver 2012 GMC Sierra, Trevor Murphy, was traveling on the northbound, inside lane of Highway 141 when he lost control and veered off the roadway.

Ross says Murphy took out a mailbox and struck a utility pole before turning the truck over and that Murphy was able to walk away from the accident with no injuries.

Ross says Murphy claimed he blacked out behind the wheel, and was taken in for testing.  He was released Tuesday evening.

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