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Jonesboro police respond to multi-vehicle crashes at Johnson and University Loop

Four vehicle crash, five people sent to hospitals, with one person airlifted, police say
Emergency crews responded Sunday afternoon to a crash on Johnson Avenue at University Loop.
Emergency crews responded Sunday afternoon to a crash on Johnson Avenue at University Loop.(Source: KAIT-TV)
Published: Oct. 10, 2021 at 3:35 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 10, 2021 at 4:54 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Emergency crews are at the scene of multiple-vehicle crashes in the Johnson Avenue and University Loop area, with at least one vehicle turned over.

Jonesboro police got a call around 3:20 p.m. Sunday about the crash, according to the Jonesboro Police Department Desk Sergeant.

Details are scarce but police are investigating to see if what happened Sunday afternoon was a two-part crash.

According to Jonesboro police, the crashes involved four vehicles. Five people have been taken to hospitals, with at least one person being airlifted.

Police said they are shutting down Johnson Avenue and Red Wolf Boulevard as a precaution.

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

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