One Killed In Three-Vehicle Collision In Scott County

SCOTT COUNTY (KFSM) — A three-vehicle accident in Scott County resulted in a fatality, according to the Arkansas State Police.

The accident happened on U.S. 71 and Poteau Mountain Rd. just before 7:30 a.m. Friday (Nov. 30) morning, according to Arkansas State Police. Three vehicles were involved, including a red GMC Suburban and a red sedan.

ASP say a Chevy Tahoe driven by John Davidson, 37, of Siloam Springs hit a KIA Sedan driven by Charles Forrest, 56, of Booneville. A crash report says Davidson crossed the center lane and hit Forrest head on. A third unidentified vehicle was also involved in the accident.

Forrest died from the crash, and that Davidson was injured and taken to Mercy Hospital in Waldron.

First responders say Davidson was tested at the scene and was under the influence of drugs at the time of the accident.