|Updated: 8/26/2012 3:10 pm
||Published: 8/26/2012 2:48 pm
PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. – One person is dead and several others injured following an accident early Sunday morning. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened on Kanis Road at Striper Lane.
The accident report identifies the fatality as 50 year old Timothy Hester of Little Rock, who was in the rear passenger-side seat of the vehicle. 45 year old Ricky Franklin, of Little Rock, who was also in the rear passenger seat, was seriously injured. Three other people were also injured in the one vehicle accident. Two of them were found walking near the crash scene.
Pulaski County investigators say the driver of the 2005 Mustang convertible, 48 year old Anthony Chambers of Little Rock, apparently lost control and slammed into a power pole, just before 4:00am. The accident report indicates that Chambers admitting to drinking prior to the accident and told the investigating officer his last drink was just before the accident happened.
At this point, no charges have been filed. Investigators are awaiting toxicology reports.