TRAFFIC ALERT: Multiple crashes reported around the area

TRAFFIC ALERT: Multiple crashes reported around the area
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CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Authorities are busy Thursday morning with multiple traffic crashes reported.

In Brookland, dispatch reports a crash on Highway 49 near Sonic. One lane of traffic is blocked. No word on injuries.

Jonesboro/Craighead County E911 Dispatch also reported several other traffic incidents Thursday:

  • Police on the scene Stroud & Watertree-one car in the ditch, wrecker dispatched. Road will be blocked by wrecker winching car out.
  • Car crash blocks the roadway @ 1916 Race St. in front of the trim gym. JPD dispatched.
  • Police dispatched to Rains & Nettleton-two car crash-no injuries reported.
  • Two car crash reported at Caraway RD & Matthews-just south of the intersection-one lane is blocked.
  • Police dispatched to Johnson & Main-reported hit & run crash. Police looking for a purple passenger car with a black male driver that fled the scene.

Drivers are urged to use caution in areas where police and rescue crews are working crash scenes.

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