Head-on collision leaves multiple people trapped, injured

Photo courtesy Searcy County Sheriff’s Office

A head-on collision Sunday afternoon in Searcy County between a car and a motorhome left multiple people trapped and injured.

Searcy County Sheriff Kenny Cassell says at least three helicopters were needed to transport the injured to medical facilities.

Sheriff Cassell says the accident occurred south of Leslie on U.S. Highway 65 near Serenity Bread around noon. He says the southbound lane of the highway was blocked for hours.

In addition to the Searcy County Sheriff’s Office, Arkansas State Police and the Marshall Police Department responded to the scene, as well as first responders from Leslie, Marshall and Oxley.

No further details were made available.

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