Woman injured in Hwy 63/412 crash

Woman injured in Hwy 63/412 crash

PORTIA, AR (KAIT) - A woman was taken to a Memphis hospital following a crash on Highway 63/412 just east of Portia Monday morning.

According to Arkansas State Police, the crash happened about 7:45 a.m. A 73-year-old woman was driving a car south on Highway 63 and attempted to make a left turn onto 412 when she collided with a semi truck head on.

The woman was air lifted to a Memphis hospital where she is in stable condition, police said. The driver of the truck was not injured.

Witnesses at the scene told police the sun may have played a role in the crash.

Traffic was blocked for about an hour while crews worked the crash site.

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