FORT SMITH (KFSM) -Fort Smith police and medical crews worked several crashes Monday morning as snow fell in the area.
Arkansas State Police and Fort Smith emergency crews responded around 10:30 a.m. to I-540 northbound lanes near the Rogers Avenue exit in reference to a Jeep Liberty that had overturned on the side of the roadway. An eyewitness told 5NEWS he saw the vehicle slam on its brakes on the wet road before hitting the guardrail and flipping over.
Emergency crews transported the woman to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
The eyewitness told 5NEWS the wreck slowed northbound traffic on the interstate.
Southbound lanes also experienced a slow-down, after three vehicles wrecked in a crash near the Zero Street exit of I-540. No injuries were reported in that wreck. A separate four-vehicle crash near the Phoenix Avenue exit on I-540 also blocked some southbound lanes around 11 a.m. At least one person was injured in that crash, Fort Smith police said.
By 11:50 a.m., Fort Smith police had responded to seven crashes in the area. All were clear by noon.
Stay with 5NEWS for more on this developing story.