Ponding on roads leads to crash on Highway 18

Ponding on roads leads to crash on Highway 18

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - With the threat of heavy rain that could last until Saturday, police warn motorists to be careful while on the roadways. This after a woman was hurt in an accident Friday morning on Highway 18 east of Monette.

According to Monette Police Chief Brian Carmichael, a woman driving a small passenger vehicle lost control after she hit a puddle and spun into a gravel truck. The accident happened on Highway 18 near Highway 139 South in Craighead County at 9:15 a.m.

Carmichael said the woman was taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay. The driver of the gravel truck was not hurt.

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