UNION COUNTY, ARKANSAS (August 31, 2017) – A semi truck and a pickup truck were involved in a fatal accident on Highway 167 on Thursday morning, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened on Highway 167 South heading towards Junction City. 21 year old Calen Summerville was heading north on the highway when he crossed the center line for an unknown reason and struck a southbound semi truck.
Calen Summerville was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi truck, identified as 53 year old Malcolm Braggs, was hospitalized after the accident in unknown condition. The accident remains under investigation, but initial reports indicate rain may have contributed to slick roads in the area.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”