18-wheeler catches on fire in crash

18-wheeler wreck starts a fire
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Published: Dec. 22, 2022 at 12:42 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 31, 2022 at 3:19 PM CST
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FULTON COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - An 18-wheeler wrecked on Highway 63 in Hardy on Dec. 22 at 11:20 a.m. according to the Arkansas State Police.

A crash involving an 18-wheeler and a car led to the 18-wheeler leaking gas and causing the car to catch on fire.

Adrian Petrovschi, 34 of Ozark, MO, was traveling northbound when Faith Babcock, 47, of Caruthersville, MO crossed the double yellow line and struck Petrovschi’s semi-truck.

Petrovschi suffered injuries and was taken to Ozark Regional Medical Center. Babcock passed away from the crash.

According to ASP, it was raining and the road was wet.