Arkansas State Police Investigate Accident On Interstate 49 That Left Traffic At Standstill
LOWELL (KFSM) — Traffic was at a standstill Friday night (Aug. 4) on Northbound I-49 approaching Exit 78, Highway 264/Monroe Avenue, due to some type of accident, according to a 5NEWS photojournalist who was near the scene.
As of 10:30 p.m., traffic was backed up from before Exit 76/Wagon Wheel Road to before Exit 78, Highway 264/Monroe Avenue.
“It happened just before 10 p.m. at the I-49 Northbound lanes near Exit 78 and was cleared by 11:15 p.m.” said photojournalist Dave Walker. “Both lanes were closed and they [law enforcement] had to open up the interior lane to get traffic through.”
Arkansas State Police said they plan to release more information later Saturday (Aug. 5). Stay with 5NEWS for the latest updates to this story.