A Jonesboro man died and two others were injured following a Friday afternoon wreck in Sharp County.
Brian Day, 67, was driving northbound on Cave City’s North Main Street when he “crossed the center line and collided head on with V1 (Vehicle No. 1),” according to the Arkansas State Police preliminary crash summary.
Day perished and his passenger Debra Day, 57, of Cherokee Village, was injured. Sarah Estes, 45, of Ash Flat, who was a passenger in the opposing vehicle, was also hospitalized at the UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock.
An Evening Shade man reportedly also perished Friday in a one-vehicle crash in Izard County.
The vehicle Michael Moore was driving veered right off Zion Road and struck a tree on its passenger side, ASP indicated. Moore, 57, drove through a fence before the driver’s side of the vehicle struck a tree and ultimately stopped against a tree.
Moore was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.
A one-vehicle accident on Sunday afternoon at Strawberry resulted in the death of a juvenile, according to the fatal crash summary released by the ASP.
The vehicle was traveling eastbound on Highway 230 at 1:54 p.m. when it crossed the center line and left the roadway on the westbound side. According to Cpl. Phillip Roark, the vehicle then overturned two times before coming to final rest upright on the westbound side of the roadway.
The report states that a female minor passenger died as a result of the accident, and a second female minor passenger was transported to Arkansas Children’s Hospital with injuries.
Three medical helicopters were dispatched to the scene. Also injured were the driver of the vehicle, Travis Dutton, 30, of Walnut Ridge, and passenger, Garah Braden, 27, also of Walnut Ridge. They were transported to The Med in Memphis.
Also on Sunday a crash claimed the life of Jennifer M. Goforth, 44, of Searcy.
She was operating a 2016 Harley Davidson headed east on Arkansas Highway 36 in White County when she collided with a westbound 2007 Nissan.
The crash happened at 6:10 p.m. Weather conditions were clear and road conditions were dry according to the ASP report.
Also in White County on Sunday, Jackie D. Junior, 66, of El Paso, died after the 2000 Harley Davidson he was riding northbound on State Highway 5 ran off the road and struck an embankment. That crash happened at 6:47 p.m.