Springdale man dies in Wednesday wreck
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.