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Update: Crash closes E. Johnson in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A two-vehicle wreck on East Johnson Avenue and Melrose Street in Jonesboro closed down a portion of the road Friday night.

Jonesboro dispatch confirmed to Region 8 News the crash happened close to Domino's and College Plaza Apartments.

According to officers, one car was traveling west on Johnson. In an effort to avoid other stopped vehicles, the driver switched lanes.

At that point there was a head-on collision with the second car as it came on to East Johnson Ave.

Police said the two drivers were taken to St. Bernard’s by ambulance.

Johnson Avenue reopened around 8:30 p.m. 

JPD have not released any other details on the incident.

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