Spring­dale man dies in Wed­nes­day wreck

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - NORTHWEST ARKANSAS - STAFF RE­PORT

SPRING­DALE — The Po­lice Depart­ment re­ported three traf­fic ac­ci­dents re­sulted in one fa­tal­ity and mi­nor in­juries Wed­nes­day night.

Of­fi­cers re­ceived a call about 7 p.m. of an ac­ci­dent on North 48th Street. Fire­fight­ers and po­lice of­fi­cers found a man dead in the car. Po­lice iden­ti­fied him as Ja­cob Price, 26, of Spring­dale. The in­ci­dent is un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion, ac­cord­ing to a news re­lease.

Also about 7 p.m., of­fi­cers went to a wreck in front of the Pi­lot gas sta­tion on West Sun­set Av­enue and 56th Street. A car head­ing west crashed into the driver’s side of a semi­trailer. Both driv­ers were taken to Wash­ing­ton Re­gional Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Fayetteville for mi­nor in­juries, po­lice said.

Dur­ing the cleanup of the ac­ci­dent, a Toy­ota Prius ran into the back of a po­lice Ford Ex­plorer, push­ing it into the back of a po­lice Ford Crown Vic­to­ria. Both ve­hi­cles had emer­gency lights on, ac­cord­ing to the re­lease.

The driver of the Prius, Rim­iji Clanry, 39, of Spring­dale was ar­rested in con­nec­tion with driv­ing while in­tox­i­cated, po­lice said.

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