Just before 5 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, April 18, the Russellville Police Department, Arkansas State Police, Russellville Fire Department, Pope County EMS units 134, 133, and 131 responded to a motor vehicle collision with injury that occurred at the intersection of North Arkansas Avenue and Shiloh Road. Upon arriving on the scene of the crash, RFD Engine 3 firefighters advised dispatch that two vehicles were involved in the crash, a white Ford Expedition and a Toyota Camry. Upon making contact with the occupants of the vehicles, firefighters learned that four patients were injured and two of the four patients had sustained serious injuries.
River Valley Leader
As the temperature has increased, so has the chance for wildfires in certain Arkansas counties.
According to the Arkansas Forestry Commission, 10 counties are at a moderate wildfire danger.
Those counties include Marion, Baxter, Fulton, Sharp, Randolph, Izard, Searcy, Stone, Lawrence, and Independence.
No county in Arkansas is under a burn ban at this time.
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