UPDATE: Section of Highway 71 in Scott County Reopens After Tractor-Trailer Loses Load

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SCOTT COUNTY (KFSM) — U.S. Highway 71 and Intersection 23 were closed Wednesday morning (May 3) for a few hours, according to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, .

The accident happened a little over 10 miles north of Waldron after a tractor-trailer heading northbound carrying chicken waste lost its load on the highway.

Both lanes of Highway 71 were closed for over two and a half hours as crews worked to clean up the scene.

At this time, the condition of the driver is unknown.