Two Lives Lost in Dover, AR Car Wreck

45-year-old Benjamin L. Qualls (Dover, AR) and 44-year-old Elijah T. Edwards (Hot Springs, AR) were both fatally injured in an accident on Tuesday, April 4, 2023.

At approximately 8:39 p.m. Mr. Benjamin Qualls was driving south on State Highway 7 just north of Dover. Mr. Edwards was driving north when his vehicle (2002 Chevrolet) crossed the centerline and collided with Mr. Qualls’ vehicle (2008 Chevrolet) in the southbound lane of Highway 7. Mr. Qualls and Mr. Edwards both sustained fatal injuries in the collision.

30-year-old Mary J. Morrow (Hot Springs, AR) was a passenger in Mr. Edwards’ vehicle and sustained injuries. 37-year-old Matthew Milnikel (Dover, AR) was a passenger in Mr. Qualls’ vehicle and sustained injuries.

Those injured were transported to St. Mary’s Hospital and UAMS in Little Rock.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

For more information about obtaining a full copy of the accident report: How to Get a Police Report in Arkansas

Accident Location: State Highway 7 (12000 Block), Dover, Arkansas, Pope County:

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