One dead in multiple tractor trailer accident on I-40 near Jannette
ST. FRANCIS COUNTY, Ark.— One person is dead after a multiple tractor trailer accident on I-40 Saturday afternoon.
According to the Arkansas Department of Transportation, two tractor-trailers crashed and one of the trailers caught fire.
ARDOT says the crash happened around 1:45 p.m. on the westbound side of I-40 near mile marker 260.
They have diverted traffic to US 70 at Exit 265.
ARDOT says all lanes of traffic on Westbound lanes of I-40 are now opened.