VAN BUREN, Ark. (KFSM) — Police are investigating a one-car rollover accident that injured a man early Thursday morning (April 11).
The accident happened on Highway 59 at the curved intersection with South 28th Street about 5 a.m. Police said the driver, Ronnie Hutchins, 46, of Charleston was very seriously injured and was taken away by ambulance.
Hutchins' daughter-in-law told 5NEWS that he will undergo surgery for a broken neck and a damaged artery in his neck. She said he is still in serious condition, but the seat belt saved his life.
Police do not yet know what caused the accident.
The highway was temporarily blocked while the accident was cleared.