Two deaths reported in fiery multi-vehicle crash on Highway 67
Updated: Oct 6
Arkansas State Police said Tuesday that there are “multiple casualties” following a fiery multi-vehicle pileup on U.S. Highway 67 near Cash.
Northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 67 near the 226 interchange shut down following the 15-vehicle pileup.
Arkansas State Police, said as many as 15 vehicles, including 4 commercial and 11 passenger cars were involved and at least two people were killed in the crash. ASP has not released how many people were injured.
ASP did confirm a field fire with thick smoke caused low visibility along the highway, leading to the initial crash.
Three helicopters responded to the scene. As more information becomes available this post will be updated.
Arkansas State Police have released their Crash Summary for this accident. The deceased are listed as Thomas Blevins, 68, of Logan, Ohio, and Terry Luts, 55, of Somerset, Ohio.
ASP initial narrative of the pileup states: All vehicles were traveling northboung on U.S. Hwy 67 at approximately the 99 mile marker around 2:15pm. Smoke from a nearby field covered all four lanes of U.S. Hwy 67. As vehicles began to enter the smoke a chain reaction crash occured involving 16 vehicles. All involved vehicles came to a final rest on or near the northbound traffic lanes.
A total of 6 other vehicle occupants were also injured in the accident.