Lanes Reopen After 3-Vehicle Accident In Springdale

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — A three-vehicle accident shut down the intersection of Don Tyson Parkway and U.S. 71 Business in Springdale early Monday morning.

All lanes of Don Tyson and the northbound lanes of U.S. 71 Business (South Thompson Street) were blocked for about an hour, Springdale Police dispatch said.

The accident involved two pickups, as well as a third vehicle.¬†Matt Bagley, public information officer with the Springdale Fire Department, said one person was injured when the two pickups T-boned. That person was transported to the hospital, but Bagley said he didn’t know the extent of their injuries.

Bagley said the fire department also helped clean up an oil leak from the collision off the road before the intersection was reopened.

Several officers responded to the scene to divert traffic, police said.