Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: After 34 minutes, first responders were able to clear the accident at mile marker 42.7. The report states a possible injury at this accident.

After nearly two hours, the accident near Exit 45 was cleared. There are no injuries reported in this two-car accident.


Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: Accidents continue on I-49 North. At 8:25 p.m. ARDOT reported an accident at mile marker 42.7. And an accident near Exit 45 at 7:05 p.m.

The report states that there is a possible injury.

The inside lane and left shoulder are impacted. A live view of traffic can be seen here.

Accident at 8:50 p.m. near Exit 45.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: The second accident was cleared at 6:07 p.m., according to ARDOT. A live view of traffic can be seen here.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: The “two vehicle” accident was cleared at 5:15 p.m. Below is an updated image of traffic at 5:30 p.m.


WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Two separate accidents were reported by the Arkansas Department of Transportation impacting traffic northbound on Interstate 49 near the Bobby Hopper Tunnel.

The first accident was reported at 4:30 p.m. on mile marker 41.3 as a “multi-vehicle” accident. Then at 4:33 p.m. at mile marker 41.5 a “two-vehicle” accident was reported by ARDOT.

The accident is in progress impacting both shoulders of the interstate.

Traffic at 4:50 p.m. can be seen on the bridge at mile marker 39.

This is an ongoing traffic alert, information will be updated as new information comes.

Stay with KNWA/FOX24 as we continue to update this story.