1-vehicle accident claims life of driver

A one-vehicle accident in Mountain Home has claimed the life of 20-year-old Kyle Christopher Roberts of Bakersfield.According to a Mountain Home Police preliminary report, while on regular patrol Sunday evening at 11:30 officers responded to the single-vehicle accident on Coley Drive near the intersection with State Highway 201 North.

According to witnesses, Roberts’ vehicle swerved in the roadway and accelerated towards the intersection. His vehicle reportedly left the roadway, striking a tree before coming to rest in front of a closed business.

Officers arrived to find Roberts trapped inside his vehicle. Officers advised MH Fire Department officers to step up their response time.

Firemen began efforts to extricate Roberts from the vehicle.

Roberts was transported to Baxter Regional Medical Center.

No citations were issued, however, charges are pending. The accident remains under investigation.

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