• Dennis McCaslin

Sunday morning accident on Old Wire Road fatal to 33-year-old Springdale resident

The latest Arkansas roadway fatality occurred early Sunday morning when a 33-year-old Springdale man died in an accident at 2:30 am on Old Wire Road in Springdale.

Police say Noeha Ipo Bation of Springdale died after the vehicle he was driving northbound on Old Wire Road struck a concrete culvert after crossing over into the southbound lane, swerving to acvoid other traffic and losing control by overcorrecting.

Bation's vehicle ran off the right side of the road and into a ditch before finally striking the culvert. The vehicle then overturned and came to rest on it's top in the east ditch.

Springdale Police worked the accident and noted conditions were rainy and the road was wet at the time of the accident, which claimed the 331st fatality on Arkansas roads and highways for the year.

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