• Dennis McCaslin

Monday car crash in Hot Springs County results in death of 33-year-old Alma woman

The Arkansas State Police say that an Alma woman was killed in a two car collision that occurred on Monday in Hot Springs County.

According to the Arkansas State Police preliminary report posted on Monday, Kristiana Louise Williamson, 33, of Alma died on a Highway 84 Bridge in Hot Springs County when the 2009 Chevrolet HHR she was driving east on the highway was struck head-on by westbound 2011 Nitro driven by April Dawnn Ford of Hot Springs.

The police report says Ford failed to negotiate a curve, over-corrected and went into the eastbound lane where her vehicle struck Williamson's Chevrolet. . Williamson was pronounced dead at the scene and Ford was taken by ambulance to UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock.

The accident occurred at 5:53 p.m. inside the city limits of Malvern.

The investigating officer noted that weather conditions were clear and the road was dry at the time of the accident.