Three people taken by ambulance, 1 airlifted to Memphis after two-vehicle crash

Johnson Avenue reopens after two-vehicle crash

Three people taken by ambulance, 1 airlifted to Memphis after two-vehicle crash
(Source: Jonesboro Police Department via Facebook)

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro police are reopening lanes on Johnson Avenue after four people were taken to hospitals after a two-vehicle crash.

Jonesboro police shut down East Johnson Avenue to land two air ambulances following a crash in the Farville Curve area.
Jonesboro police shut down East Johnson Avenue to land two air ambulances following a crash in the Farville Curve area. (Source: KAIT-TV)

The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. Monday at the intersection of East Johnson Avenue (Highway 49) and Clinton School Road, better known as the Farville Curve area.

According to Jonesboro Police, a car was turning left from Johnson Ave. onto Clinton School Street Road. Witnesses say the car hand a flashing yellow arrow, meaning they had to yield to on-coming traffic.

Police say a black SUV was heading towards Jonesboro, when the car turned left in front of them, colliding at the intersection.

One of the passengers was ejected for a vehicle.

Three people were in the car and one person was in the SUV.

Jonesboro police shut down East Johnson Avenue to land two air ambulances following a crash in the Farville Curve area.
Jonesboro police shut down East Johnson Avenue to land two air ambulances following a crash in the Farville Curve area. (Source: KAIT-TV)

The passenger in the car was flown to a Memphis hospital, the other three involved were all taken by ambulance to local hospitals.

As of Monday afternoon, the victim flown to the Memphis hospital was listed in critical condition.

As of 12:45 p.m., all lanes of Johnson Avenue had reopened.

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