One taken to Memphis hospital following three vehicle crash

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - At least one person was taken to the hospital and several others sustained minor injuries in a three vehicle accident Tuesday night.

According to a lieutenant with the Paragould Police Department, one person was taken to The Med in Memphis after the accident just before 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Police told Region 8 News that an 18 wheeler traveling on Second Avenue, or State Highway 69, got partially stuck in a ditch after attempting to make a right turn.

A second vehicle hit a portion of the truck that remained on the highway. Then a third vehicle struck a tire that dislodged from the second vehicle.

The passenger of the second vehicle was transported to Memphis for medical treatment.

Information about the victims is not available at this time.

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