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Sunday crash in Jonesboro leaves at least 4 injured

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A two-car accident on the overpass of South Main Street in Jonesboro sent several people to the hospital Sunday night and shut down the street.

According to Sergeant Brad Rossman with the Jonesboro Police Department, the driver of a red Pontiac G6 was driving southbound on the inside lane and crossed into oncoming traffic.

The car then hit a red Ford Explorer head on causing the SUV to spin into the outside northbound lane into the side of a Kia Soul.

“This caused multiple injuries in each vehicle,” Rossman said. “The driver of the red Pontiac is suspected DWI and will be treated as such."

Sergeant Rossman said the injuries from the accident are moderate to severe.

The crash report said the Jonesboro Fire Department and Medic One were called to the scene.

The driver of the Pontiac was transported to St. Bernards by and was waiting transport to the Regional One Health Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis at the time of the report.

The driver of the Ford was taken to NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital.

Two passengers in the Kia were taken to St. Bernards.

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