Jefferson County: I-530 Accident Kills 3, Injures 3

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, AR – Three people have been killed in a head-on collision on Interstate 530 that left three others injured.

It happened shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday in Jefferson County.

The Arkansas State Police accident report states that a 2010 GMC headed north in the southbound traffic lanes struck a 2003 Honda carrying five people. Three of them died.

The victims are identified as William Wilhite, 32; Julia Wilhite, 27, both of Griffithville, and a juvenile female whose name is not being released. 

The drivers of the GMC (a 54-year-old man from Pine Bluff) and the Honda (a 27-year-old woman from Wisner, Louisiana), as well as a juvenile female in the Honda, were injured. There’s no further word on their conditions.

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