TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash shuts down Highway 49

A crash has shut down all southbound lanes of Highway 49 in Craighead County.
Published: Sep. 30, 2022 at 7:52 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 30, 2022 at 8:34 AM CDT
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CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A Friday morning crash shut down all southbound lanes of Highway 49 in Craighead County.

The Arkansas Department of Transportation reported the crash happened at 7:33 a.m. Sept. 30, two miles southwest of State Highway 69, just north of Brookland.

A crash has shut down all lanes of Highway 49 in Craighead County.
A crash has shut down all lanes of Highway 49 in Craighead County.(Arkansas Department of Transportation)

ArDOT said all southbound lanes of traffic were affected, and injuries have been reported.

Arkansas State Police, Craighead County sheriff’s deputies, and Brookland’s emergency response unit are all on scene.

By 8:33 a.m., officers had cleared the scene. No word on the extent of injuries.

Region 8 News will update this story as details emerge.