Authorities respond to Jonesboro fire truck crash

Cause of crash under investigation, officials at scene say
Published: Jul. 25, 2021 at 4:09 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 25, 2021 at 4:44 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Emergency crews responded Sunday afternoon to a crash involving a Jonesboro fire truck at Parker Road and Southwest Drive, according to authorities.

Details are scarce.

However, authorities at the scene said a car hit the fire truck as the truck was driving through the intersection.

However, the crash happened around 3 p.m. Sunday and the crew was responding to a report of a drowning in the RidgePointe Country Club area of town.

Jonesboro Police Department Public Information Specialist Sally Smith said no injuries were reported in the drowning.

Region 8 News will have more details as they become available.

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