Tanker truck accident reported on I-555 - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

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Tanker truck accident reported on I-555

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POINSETT COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

Traffic is moving slowly on Interstate 555 for an accident involving a tanker.

It happened Friday around 10:30 a.m. at mile marker 5 south of Tyronza.

One person was taken from the scene with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Arkansas State Police.

ASP states the fuel from the tanker is being transferred to another, prompting the closure of the southbound lane.

A Poinsett County sheriff's deputy is also at the scene to help direct traffic.

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