Highway 69 Head-on Collision Proves Fatal in AR

Highway 69 Head-on Collision Proves Fatal in AR

69-year-old Terry R. Engles (Mt. Pleasant, AR) was fatally injured in an accident on Saturday, February 4, 2023.

At approximately 7:43 a.m. Mr. Engles was traveling south on State Highway 69 in Independence County when his vehicle crossed the centerline. Mr. Engles’ vehicle (2001 Chevy S-10) collided head-on with a northbound vehicle (2001 Chevy Silverado) in the northbound lanes of traffic. Mr. Engles sustained fatal injuries in the collision.

32-year-old Patrick M. Thorburn (Melbourne, AR) was driving the northbound vehicles and sustained injuries in the collision.

Those injured were transported to UAMS in Little Rock.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: State Highway 69, Independence County, Arkansas:

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