Franklin Co. Crash Report: Semi crash on I-40 WB near Ozark kills 2

Crash Report – I-40 WB at Pleasant View Rd, Franklin Co., AR 

 

Report ID: 2024 May 5

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit(s) Involved: 1

Occupants: 2

Injuries/Fatalities: Yes

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Unknown but likely

Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown

Road Surface Condition: Unknown 

Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Single-vehicle

Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A

Narrative

FRANKLIN CO., AR – Two people died Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck along the interstate in east-central Franklin County.

The incident happened around 4:57 a.m. on the westbound side of I-40 near Pleasant View Road, which is near Ozark and Cravens.

Police say that for unknown reasons, the truck driver left the roadway and crashed into a concrete pillar at the overpass.

Both the driver and passenger died at the scene of the accident. Authorities identified the victims as David B. Jernigan Jr. and Loren B. Smallwood.

A full investigation is underway.

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