Fatal accident ties up traffic on 67/167

UPDATE (5:10 p.m.)

Arkansas State Police reports both lanes of Highway 67/167 northbound are now open and traffic is moving.


The Pulaski County Coroner confirms one person has died after an accident on Arkansas Highway 67/167.

The accident happened just after 3 p.m. Friday on Highway 67/167 northbound at Cabot. Arkansas State Police confirms that a single vehicle was involved in a rollover accident. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and a passenger was transported with non-life threatening injuries.

Motorists in the area tell Channel 7 News that traffic is backed up for several miles through Jacksonville. Authorities were able to reopen one lane of traffic as of 4 p.m.

There is no word yet on the cause of the accident.