St. Francis Co: (UPDATE) I-40 WB remains blocked due to a multi-vehicle fatal accident just east of Forrest City (mm 250). Scene estimated to clear by 3:00 pm. Traffic detoured at Parkin Exit 256 to Hwy. 70. https://t.co/6CaPxMJjR0 pic.twitter.com/Qxuhoeageu
— Arkansas DOT (@myARDOT) May 22, 2019
The Arkansas Department of Transportation says Interstate 40 traffic will be delayed until 3 p.m. on account of a major accident in westbound lanes just east of Forrest City.
WREG in Memphis says eight vehicles — four trucks and four passenger cars — are involved. One fatality has been reported.