ASHLEY COUNTY, ARKANSAS (February 27, 2017) – An 38 year old woman was killed in a head on collision with a semi-truck on Monday afternoon on Highway 82, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened on Highway 82, near County Road 121 on Monday afternoon. A 38 year old woman identified as Jena Christine Hester was traveling eastbound on Highway 82 when she veered into westbound lanes for an unknown reason and collided head on with a westbound semi truck.
Jena Hester was tragically pronounced dead at the scene by responding emergency medical personnel. The condition of the semi-truck driver is unknown at this time, however the big rig sustained heavy front end damage. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all the family members and friends of Jena Christine Hester affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 864-6664. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.