Driver Arrested On Multiple Charges After Accident On Hwy. 45 In Goshen Causes Car Fire

GOSHEN, Ark. (KFSM) — Traffic on Highway 45 in Goshen was shut down after a multi-vehicle accident Friday (Jan. 3) night.

Jody Starr

According to the Goshen Fire Department, at least one vehicle caught fire after the accident.

The accident happened at the intersection of Highway 45 and Gulley Road.

One of the drivers, Jody Starr, 33, fled the scene after the accident, according to a police report.

The report states that the vehicle Starr was driving was reported stolen.

After being caught and put into a patrol vehicle, police say Starr would not sit still the entire trip and appeared to be under the influence of meth. When asked if he had taken anything, Starr stated, "you guys know what I took."

Starr was arrested on multiple charges including DWI Drugs, Battery in the Second, Theft By Receiving, Fleeing, Driving on Suspended License, Reckless Driving and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.

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