Jonesboro police working accident at intersection on Highway 18 - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Jonesboro police working accident at intersection on Highway 18

JONESBORO, AR  (KAIT) – Jonesboro Police and other emergency responders are working an accident on Highway 18 at the intersection with Nestle.

According to Jonesboro Police Officer John Wood, one person was taken to a local hospital after a truck was hit by a semi truck shortly before noon on Tuesday. Wood said an 18-wheeler heading east on Highway 18 could not stop in time for a red light. The semi slammed into a truck in the intersection.

There is no word on the extent of injuries right now.

Traffic was blocked for some time, but both lanes of Highway 18 are back open.

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