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UPDATE: Victims in Bridge Street crash not wearing seat belts

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

March 21 Update: Jonesboro police have released the names of the people involved in a Sunday afternoon crash. 

Alexis Ellison, Veta Jones, Joshlin Ames and a one-year-old child were in a silver Pontiac Grand Prix that was hit. 

Kristopher Deaton drove the Chrysler van that ran the red light.

The report said no one in the Grand Prix, including the child, was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

Jones was ejected from the car and airlifted to Memphis for treatment. 

The report said the child transported to Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock for observation.

Deaton was cited for running a red light and no proof of insurance. 

Ellison, the driver of the Grand Prix, was cited for no child safety restraint and driving on a suspended license.


The Jonesboro Police Department responded to an accident Sunday afternoon that sent several to the hospital including a juvenile. 

According to a news release, a silver Pontiac Grand Prix was traveling southbound on Bridge Street when a green Chrysler van ran the red light at Johnson Avenue hitting the Grand Prix.

One woman passenger was ejected from the Grand Prix and was flown by Air Evac to the Med in Memphis.

One juvenile and two other people were also injured and were transported to NEA Baptist Hospital for treatment.

The conditions of those involved in the accident are unknown at this time.

Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute updates.

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