Police: Driver in Highway 63 accident to face DWI charges - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Police: Driver in Highway 63 accident to face DWI charges

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Jonesboro Police and Arkansas State Police were dispatched to a multi-vehicle accident caused by a drunk driver on Saturday evening.

According to the Jonesboro Desk Sergeant, they were called out to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 63 near the Caraway exit around 9:20 p.m.

On Saturday, Arkansas State Police Trooper Anthony Maggitt told Region 8 News, Kenneth Stallings was driving while intoxicated and veered into the opposite lane hitting Teagan Martin who was driving northbound.

Martin and his passenger received minor scratches. Stallings received non-life threatening injuries.

Maggitt says Stallings has not been charged yet but will face DWI charges.

We will continue to track this story and bring you the latest details as soon as they become available.

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