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One injured in wreck

By Staff, 08/16/21 10:26 AM

PRESCOTT – One person was injured in a one-vehicle accident early Monday morning.

The call came in shortly before 8:30 a.m. concerning a vehicle that left the road on Hwy. 67 West just outside of Prescott. Nevada County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Otwell witness the wreck, saying the driver slowly veered off the road and down the embankment, where it flipped onto its side.

A crew from the Nevada County Rescue Unit assisted in removing the trapped man from the SUV. Also on the scene was a crew from Pafford Ambulance and Arkansas State Trooper A. May, along with a representative from Union Pacific Railroad. Rescue crews had to cut limbs and debris away from the vehicle and tracks.

The extent of the man’s injuries was not known at the time, but he was transported to a hospital for treatment.