21-Year-Old Loses Life in Tontitown Collision

21-year-old Emily Astrid Adams (Toccoa Falls, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that occurred on Thursday, October 4 shortly after 9:30 p.m.

Ms. Adams was headed west on Highway 412 (Henri De Tonti Boulevard) in a 2005 Toyota Camry when her vehicle veered across the center turn lane and into eastbound traffic. Ms. Adams’ vehicle struck a 2017 Hyundai Tuscon in the driver’s side rear corner before then striking a 2005 Nissan Titan in the passenger side of the vehicle.

Four others were injured in the accident: driver Alex Kochan (Rogers, AR), and passengers Ashley Kochan (Rogers, AR) along with two unidentified minors in the Nissan Titan pick-up truck. Those injured were transported to Mercy Hospital Northwest.

Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.

The full Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: U.S. Highway 412 (W Henri De Tonti Blvd), Tontitown, Arkansas, Washington County:

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