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Man gets 25 years for leaving the scene and manslaughter charges

Hot Springs, Arkansas resident Brett Alan Emmett was sentenced to more than 25 years of imprisonment after making a guilty plea on Tuesday, January 10 in Garland County Circuit Court. His charges include manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident involving personal injury or death. The convictions relate to a ht and run that resulted in […]

One dead and two hurt in Independence County three-vehicle collision

A three-vehicle collision in Independence County, Arkansas resulted in the death of one individual and the serious injuries of two others. The accident happened around 3 in the afternoon on Tuesday, January 3 along Highway 167 South. The victim was identified as 67-year-old Batesville resident Paul Howard Teague and the injured were identified as 24-year-old Batesville […]

One dead in Fayetteville hit-and-run collision

The Fayetteville Police Department took 33-year-old Sergio Rodriguez into custody last Tuesday, November 8 as the primary suspect in a hit-and-run collision. The Washington County accident happened near Crossover Road and Zion Road in Fayetteville around 8 p.m. last Sunday, November 6. According to Sergeant Craig Stout, the accident involved two people on a scooter […]

Three-vehicle collision kills one, injures four

Live Oak, Florida resident Ronald Arthur Smith lost his life during a three-vehicle collision. Four other people sustained injuries during the accident, which occurred near the intersection of U.S. Highway 90 and 89th Road. The accident took place around 5:20 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25, in Suwannee County According to preliminary reports from the Florida […]

GM’s Mary Barra speaks on defective ignition switch in deposition

The chief executive officer for Detroit-based automaker General Motors admitted to jurors at a Texas trial last Monday, August 15 that the company was not able to designate a flawed ignition switch as a safety issue. According to an article of Bloomberg Technology, the statements of Mary Barra come in relation to multiple deaths and injuries […]

Springdale man arrested for vehicular accident after injuring a family

Sixty-four-year-old Springdale, Arkansas resident Lonnie Shrum has been arrested after having hit three people with his Nissan Frontier along Hart Avenue in Springdale last Sunday, July 4, and then leaving the scene of the accident. According to a bystander and a neighbor of the victims, Shrum was driving toward his place of residence when he […]

Garbage truck collision kills one

A Waste Management truck was involved in an accident in Lowell, Arkansas on Thursday, June 16. The accident, which occurred around 5 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-49, resulted in the death of one individual. The victim was identified as 33-year-old Springdale resident Samantha Wender. According to preliminary investigations, Wender was driving in the right lane when she lost […]

Two-vehicle collision injures one

A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of North Dixieland Road and West Hudson Road in Rogers resulted in one person’s hospitalization on Wednesday, June 1. According to preliminary investigations by the Rogers City Police Department, a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze collided with a semi-truck. The 16-year-old male driver of the Cruze was brought to Northwest Medical Center […]

Defense searches for evidence in hit-and-run case

Isaac Gatewood is facing three felony charges – manslaughter, leaving the scene of an accident involving personal injury or death, and second-degree battery of certain persons – in relation to an accident that occurred on April 7 in Conway, Arkansas. Prosecutors provided discovery to the defense last Monday, May 30 after Gatewood’s legal counsel, Karen […]

Springdale three-vehicle collision kills two people

Springdale Police Department Lieutenant Derek Wright reported that two people lost their lives in a three-vehicle collision on Sunset Avenue in Springdale, Arkansas on Wednesday, May 11. The victims were identified as 40-year-old Springdale resident Thomas Hudson and a female minor who was riding with him, Wright said. Three vehicles total were involved in the accident. A […]