I-40 Collision Claims Little Rock Truck Driver’s Life

I-40 Collision Claims Little Rock Truck Driver’s Life

37-year-old Jeremy E. Kennedy (Little Rock, AR) was fatally injured in an accident on Friday, December 24, 2021.

At approximately 7:43 a.m. Mr. Kennedy was traveling east on Interstate 40. An eastbound 18-wheeler (2019 Peterbilt) left the roadway veering to the right before reentering the roadway. The 18-wheeler was traveling “at a slow speed,” when Mr. Kennedy’s 18-wheeler (2021 Kenworth) approached and struck the vehicle from behind.

According to the initial report, “Mr. Kennedy did not realize [the Peterbilt] was traveling so slowly.”

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

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

Accident Location: I-40 (near mile marker 50), near Clarksville, Arkansas, Johnson County:

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