One Man Killed in I-30 Collision Monday Night


The Texarkana Arkansas Police report that one man was killed in a deadly accident on I-30 Monday evening near the Mandeville exit. Police were working the scene of an earlier accident when a pick-up truck driven by Dustin Edmonson crashed into the back of a stopped 18-wheeler.

TAPD Post:

Last last night at 9:00pm, Texarkana Arkansas Police responded to a fatal accident on I 30. Traffic was stopped due to a collision ASP was working at the 9 mile marker on the eastbound side of I-30. A 2004 Ford ranger driven by Dustin Edmonson was eastbound on I-30 and failed to stop due to the traffic stopped in front of him. Edmonson collided with the rear trailer of a 2011 Freightliner driven by Jodie Hilliard of Grand Prairie Texas. Hilliard was not injured during the collision. Edmonson’s vehicle was severely damaged and trapped him inside the vehicle. Edmonson sustained numerous serious injuries and was extricated from the vehicle by Arkansas Fire. Edmonson was transported by Lifenet EMS to Christus St.Michael’s Hospital where he died from his injuries. The collision is still under investigation.


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