Serious crash Tuesday shut down Hwy. 163

Serious crash Tuesday shut down Hwy. 163
A “very serious crash” shut down traffic Tuesday afternoon along Arkansas State Highway 463. (Source: WALB)

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A “very serious crash” shut down traffic Tuesday afternoon along Arkansas Highway 163.

Jeff Presley, Jonesboro and Craighead County E911 director, initially reported the crash happened after 12:30 p.m. in the 4600-block of Hwy. 463.

Approximately 30 minutes later he reported the crash actually occurred on Highway 163.

A medical helicopter was called to the scene, and the roadway shut down to serve as a landing zone.

Region 8 News will update this story as new details emerge.

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