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Little Rock-Pine Bluff, AR - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

Little Rock, Arkansas, nicknamed “The Rock” and “Rock Town,” is the capital and the most populous city in Arkansas. It is also the county seat of Pulaski County. Little Rock is a major cultural, economic, government and transportation center within Arkansas and throughout the South. Pine Bluff, Arkansas, is the largest city and county seat of Jefferson County, Arkansas. Pine Bluff is the ninth largest city in the state of Arkansas. The city is situated in the southeast section of the state in the Arkansas Delta. Its topography is flat with wide expanses of farmland. Pine Bluff is home to a number of creeks, streams, and Bayou Bartholomew, the longest bayou in the world, and larger bodies of water such as Lake Pine Bluff, Lake Langhofer, and the Arkansas River.

The climate of Little Rock and Pine Bluff affects driving and traveling

Little Rock and Pine Bluff have a humid subtropical climate, with hot, usually humid summers, and short, cool winters. They experience a prolonged spring wet season, with frequent heavy rainfall from March to May, and a secondary wet season peaking in November and December. Thunderstorms can occur any month of the year, but are especially frequent and severe in spring when torrential rainfall, damaging thunderstorm winds, hail, and tornadoes are all threats; a secondary severe weather season peaks in November.

Little Rock and Pine Bluff industries and major employers draw people into the city

The major industries in the region are agriculture, aviation, and healthcare. Major employers with headquarters in the region include Dillard's Department Stores, Windstream Communications, Acxiom, Simmons Bank, Bank of the Ozarks, Rose Law Firm, Central Flying Service and large brokerage Stephens Inc.

Pulaski County's major roadways:

Interstate 30  runs from I-20 west of Fort Worth, Texas, northeast via Dallas, Texas, and Texarkana, Texas, to I-40 in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Interstate 430 is a 12.93 miles long Interstate highway in Pulaski County, Arkansas that bypasses the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock. Interstate 530 is a spur route of the Interstate highway system, traveling 46.65 miles from Little Rock at the junction of Interstate 30 and Interstate 440 in the northwest, to Pine Bluff in the southeast. Interstate 630 is an east–west connector within Little Rock. It starts at Interstate 30/US Route 65/US Route 67/US Route 167 and travels west through downtown Little Rock to Interstate 430. Interstate 40 is an east–west Interstate Highway that has a 284.69-mile section in the U.S. state of Arkansas connecting sections in Oklahoma to Tennessee. Interstate 440 in the central part of the U.S. state of Arkansas, is a partial loop of 9.96 miles connecting I-40 with I-30 and Interstate 530 near Little Rock. Arkansas Good Roads is an organization that works to promote the development and maintenance of a safe and efficient transportation system.

Air and ground transportation in Little Rock and Pine Bluff helps people travel smoothly and safely

The Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport is the largest airport in Arkansas, served by seven major airlines and utilized by almost three million air travelers each year. North Little Rock Municipal Airport is a public use airport in Pulaski County. Grider Field is a city-owned, public-use airport located four nautical miles southeast of the central business district of Pine Bluff. The Central Arkansas Transit Authority (CATA) provides public transportation services to the Little Rock metro area seven days a week with fixed route and paratransit operations, and a downtown historic streetcar system.

Find out about recent accidents in Little Rock and Pine Bluff, including:

After a serious accident, you may need information about the major regional hospitals:

The UAMS Medical Center;

Arkansas Surgical Hospital;

Baptist Health Medical Center.

After a serious or fatal crash, grief support services can help

When someone has been injured or killed in an accident, grief support services and counselors help those involved begin dealing with stress and loss. It can be comforting to talk with others going through a similar situation, and the road to recovering from the loss may go more smoothly. Go here to learn about regional grief support services.

Little Rock and Pine Bluff legal information for accident victims

After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in Little Rock or Pine Bluff, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

Where to find legal assistance after a Little Rock-Pine Bluff injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Little Rock injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work when an injured person is out-of-network, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Little Rock wrongful death attorney will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Little Rock personal injury attorney can do to help.

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Arkansas Child Seat Laws

Because children are so vulnerable to danger, we also want to keep them safe in our cars. For that reason, we have gathered up the Arkansas child seat laws to ensure your children are kept safe from harm’s way.

Most recent accident reports

A  truck was stopped at the intersection of 3rd Street and Arkansas Highway 367 in Newport when a car driven by David S. Levant failed to negotiate the stop and rear-ended the truck just after 10 a.m.
Date: 
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Type: Car Accident
A man was killed in a collision Saturday in Lonoke County. 36-year-old Cedric Herron of Tucker was killed in the crash which occurred on State Highway 165, near the intersection with State Highway 15 shortly after 5:00 p.m.
Date: 
Saturday, June 13, 2015
City: 
Tucker, AR
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Rollover
The fatal crash happened on John Hardin Drive near Highway 5 in Cabot. the deceased woman is identified as 27-year-old Nikki Smith of East Liverpool, Ohio. Smith was a passenger on a motorcycle that exited the road and overturned.
Date: 
Friday, June 12, 2015
City: 
Cabot, AR
Jeffery Lavon Ellis and his wife Sheila Kay Ellis were riding in a car on Arkanas 182 when for unkown reasons the car left the roadway and went into a ditch.
Date: 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Roadway: 
Arkansas 182
City: 
Gurdon, AR
Type: Car Accident
David A. Davis was driving south on Highway 65 around 9:45 a.m. when a vehicle crossed into his lane and struck him head-on. Davis sustained fatal injuries.
Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Roadway: 
Highway 65
City: 
Conway, AR
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Head-on
Date: 
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Roadway: 
U.S. 63
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Head-on

A father and son were riding two separate ATVs on Polk County Road 81 while on vacation from Huntsville.

Date: 
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Bill Walker, 83, was traveling southbound on Arkansas 53 in a 1997 Ford when his vehicle collided with a trailer being pulled by a Freigh
Date: 
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Roadway: 
Arkansas 53
City: 
Gurdon, AR
Type: Car Accident
Authorities are investigating a Saturday morning hit-and-run that killed a Little Rock pedestrian dead.
Date: 
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Roadway: 
Interstate 30
Brittney I’tiana Nikole Chappel, 20, of Magnolia, died Sunday afternoon when the vehicle in which she was riding overturned in Ouac
Date: 
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Roadway: 
U.S. 79
Rose Hunt, aged 41 from Tillar, Arkansas was driving  her 1996 GMC on Arkansas 1 in Desha County when she collided with a northbound Ford vehicle which crossed the centerline. The GMC overturned several times after going off the road.
Date: 
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Roadway: 
Arkansas 1
Type: Car Accident

One man died and another man injured in a two-vehicle collision in Independence County on Arkansas Highway

Date: 
Monday, January 26, 2015
Type: Car Accident