Wreck Shuts Down Nestle Road Exit This Morning

JONESBORO, AR - Motorists who use the Nestle Road exit on U.S. 63 in southeast Jonesboro are having to find alternative routes this morning after a serious accident that occured at approximately 6:45 a.m.

A female motorist's vehicle struck an 18-wheeler that was parked alongside the exit, causing a fuel spill from the truck.  The woman, who was reportedly ejected from the vehicle as a result of the collision, was seriously injured and taken to a Jonesboro hospital.  Meanwhile, an environmental clean-up team from Memphis is en route to Jonesboro to clean-up the spilled diesel.