Two killed in wrong-way accident on Main Street bridge

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — North Little Rock police say two people are dead in a fatal wreck involving a pedestrian on the Main Street bridge.

 

Sgt. Brian Dedrick says a truck was going the wrong way on the bridge when the vehicle hit an individual riding a bike just before 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Police tell Channel 7 the truck had just been involved in a hit and run on 5th and Main streets before the fatal wreck.

According to authorities, the driver was ejected from the truck. Both the driver and the person on the bike were killed.

Authorities say the bridge will be closed for a couple of hours and drivers are told to use Interstate 30 or the Broadway Bridge to avoid the area.

According to authorities, the driver was ejected from the truck. Both the driver and the person on the bike were killed.

Authorities say the bridge will be closed for a couple of hours and drivers are told to use Interstate 30 or the Broadway Bridge to avoid the area.

 

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