I-555 Wreck Claims One Life, Injures Another

26-year-old Taichan Sanders (Jonesboro, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that occurred on Wednesday, December 16, 2020.

At approximately 9:36 a.m. Mr. Sanders was traveling south on Interstate 555 near Marked Tree when he attempted to pass an 18-wheeler. Mr. Sanders’ vehicle (2007 Ford) struck the side of the 18-wheeler (2007 Kenworth) causing the vehicle to lose control and strike the guardrail. Mr. Sanders’ vehicle then crossed both lanes of traffic and left the roadway.

37-year-old Anthony Curry (Memphis, TN) sustained injures in the accident and was transported to Regional One Medical Center.

Conditions were reportedly clear and dry.

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-555 (mile marker 13), Marked Tree, Arkansas, Poinsett County:

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