Traffic Alert: 2 helicopters called to Hwy. 49 crash

Traffic Alert: 2 helicopters called to Hwy. 49 crash

BROOKLAND, Ark. (KAIT) - At least two air ambulances responded to a three-vehicle crash Tuesday morning on Highway 49.

Jeff Presley, E911 director, reported the crash around 7:30 a.m. in the 9300-block of Highway 49 at Pine Log Road, in front of the Christian Life Center.

Several police, fire, and rescue crews, including Jonesboro, have been called to the scene.

Presley told Region 8 News shortly before 8 a.m. that they had requested a landing zone. More than 30 minutes later, another helicopter landed as the first departed with a patient.

No word yet on how many people were hurt or the extent of their injuries.

Motorists are urged to use caution and be prepared to stop.

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