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Possible lightning strike causes traffic delay

A possible lightning strike causes traffic delays in Brookland Saturday.
A possible lightning strike causes traffic delays in Brookland Saturday.((Source: IDrive Arkansas))
Published: Sep. 18, 2021 at 7:50 PM CDT
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BROOKLAND, Ark. (KAIT) - A possible lightning strike caused traffic issues on Highway 49 in the Brookland area Saturday.

According to Brookland Police Department, the traffic light at the intersection of Highway 49 and Brookland School Road stopped working around 6:45 p.m., due to what they think was a lightning strike.

Brookland police and Craighead County are currently working traffic in the area.

The light was repaired around 9:40 p.m. Saturday.

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