Traffic Re-Opens on I-40 Near Forrest City Following Accident

FORREST CITY, AR - Both lanes of traffic have been re-opened on Interstate-40 near Forrest City this morning, after an accident last night that kept Arkansas State Police troopers busy throughout much of the evening.

State Police say a car had a blow-out and an 18-wheeler behind the vehicle rear-ended it, causing some type of paint-like substance to spill onto the roadway.

The driver of the truck was taken to a Forrest City hospital with minor injuries.