Llyod Cossey Killed, 1 Injured in Conway, AR, 18-wheeler Accident
Conway, AR -- February 23, 2017, Lloyd Cossey was killed and another driver was injured after an accident involving an 18-wheeler and four other vehicles.
The Arkansas State Police reported on the fatal incident which occurred around 7:30 a.m. They say it took place between Highways 60 and 64 along I-40.
Preliminary investigations say that 60-year-old Cossey was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of traffic. After a short time, his vehicle crossed paths with an oncoming 18-wheeler. The two vehicles crashed head on as a result, and three other passenger vehicles crashed into them afterward.
Due to the collision, Cossey received critical injuries and eventually died at the scene. The driver of the 18-wheeler sustained unspecified injuries and was taken to a hospital. No other injuries were reported.
Authorities have not determined what exactly caused the incident, though fog was reported as a potential factor. Investigations are currently ongoing.
Map of the Area