Traffic Diverted On I-40 After Multi-Vehicle Crash

May 8, 2013

Arkansas State Police say one person was killed and two were injured in a six-vehicle crash on Interstate 40 in eastern Arkansas.

State police say the crash involved five tractor-trailers and one passenger minivan.

The crash was reported Wednesday morning in the eastbound lane of Interstate 40 at the 199 mile marker near Hazen.  

State police say the crash happened in the I-40 construction zone. Traffic is being diverted onto U.S. 70 at Hazen and Biscoe as crews work to remove the wrecked vehicles from the roadway.