HOT SPRING COUNTY, Ark. — A multi-vehicle wreck on Wednesday afternoon involving several tractor-trailers has killed at least three people and closed westbound traffic on Interstate 30 between Arkadelphia and Malvern, Arkansas.
As of Thursday morning, the westbound lanes remained closed.
The accident happened at approximately 12:51 p.m. near mile marker 85.5, which is 5.6 miles northeast of Caddo Valley, Arkansas.
KARK reports that “plumes of smoke could be seen coming from Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) cameras near the scene.”
KARK also reported that ARDOT officials confirmed that eight tractor-trailers and three passenger vehicles were involved in the crash.
ARDOT posted that traffic was being diverted off Exit 91 near Social Hill, which is approximately 10 miles east of the crash site.
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