On Thursday, March 24th 2011, at 10:30pm, officers responded to a vehicle crash at the intersection of US 71/ East Street and Euclid Street. Upon investigation it was determined to be a single vehicle crash with one occupant, Alfred Jones, B/M 42yoa, of Texarkana. Initial investigation revealed that Jones left the roadway and crashed into a utility pole while traveling south on US 71/East Street. Jones had significant injuries and was transported immediately to Wadley Hospital for medical attention, where he subsequently died.
It was reported to police that moments prior to this accident, Jones apparently struck another vehicle at the intersection of East and Dudley Street. This case has been turned over to the traffic fatality investigator to continue the investigation.
Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department at 903-798-3154 or Texarkana area CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP.
Thank you and you can visit the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department online at http://www.txkusa.org/arkpolice.
Officer Kristi Mitchell
Public Information Officer
903-798-3187 (office) 903-824-4199 (cell)