Four Hospitalized After Accident on Highway 71

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FORT SMITH(KFSM)- Four people were taken to the hospital after being involved in a wreck on Highway 71 South Tuesday (Dec. 9), according to Fort Smith Police.

The accident happened at the intersection of Highway 71 South and Planters Road around 5:30 p.m., according to police.

Authorities on scene said a woman dropped her purse while driving, causing the four-vehicle pileup. She was cited for careless driving, according to police.