Arkansas State Police

ASP INVESTIGATING MULI-FATALITY ACCIDENT IN CLAY COUNTY

CORNING, Ark. – Agents with the Arkansas State Police are investigating a two-vehicle accident that killed six people on Monday, April 15, 2024, at approximately 12:23 p.m. 

The accident occurred between a tractor-trailer and an SUV at the intersection of Arkansas State Highway 135 and U.S. Highway 62 near Corning in Clay County. The tractor-trailer driver was flown to Regional One Medical Center in Memphis, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. 

Four adults and two minors were pronounced deceased on the scene by the Clay County Coroners’ Office. Autopsies will be conducted at the Arkansas State Crime Lab to verify the identities of the deceased.

Traffic on U.S. 62 was rerouted for more than 6 hours

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