JPD: Man dies following crash at Nettleton & Red Wolf

JPD: Man dies following crash at Nettleton & Red Wolf

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A Jonesboro man injured in a crash Monday afternoon on Red Wolf Boulevard has died.

The crash happened at 12:46 p.m. April 19 at the intersection of Red Wolf and East Nettleton Avenue, according to the Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal crash report.

An eastbound 2016 Nissan Maxima was attempting to make a left-hand turn onto Red Wolf when a westbound 2009 Toyota Camry driven by 33-year-old Garai B. McCree failed to stop at the red light.

The Nissan struck McCree’s Toyota, which then slid into a traffic signal pole.

McCree was taken to St. Bernards Medical Center where he later died.

Police did not identify the driver of the Nissan, nor did investigators say if they suffered any injuries.

Jonesboro police say an air ambulance has been called to a serious crash on Red Wolf Blvd.
Jonesboro police say an air ambulance has been called to a serious crash on Red Wolf Blvd. (Source: KAIT-TV)

According to the report, the weather was clear and road conditions were dry at the time of the collision.

A helicopter was called to the crash but later turned back.

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