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Hope man dies in Interstate 30 multiple crash incident

By Dale Gathright, Jr., 06/9/22 4:51 PM

FRIENDSHIP – A Hope man was one of the victims in what the Arkansas State Police said was multiple crashes Wednesday afternoon around the 85 mile marker on Interstate 30 near Friendship in Hot Spring County. George Thomas Adamson III, 65, of Hope was killed when the 1995 Dodge 3500 pickup he was driving west on Interstate 30 left the north side of the highway at the 85 mile marker while attempting to avoid another wreck. Adamson’s truck struck a tree, according to the preliminary report by Arkansas State Trooper Lt. Joe Scott.

It was raining at the time. The wreck was part of a series of wrecks that is continuing to be investigated. Additional information will be forthcoming.