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August 14th, 2014

No injuries reported in plane crash

August 14, 2014

A single-engine plane carrying three people crashed at the Saline County Regional Airport around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident.

According to a report from the FAA, a Piper PA-28 was practicing takeoffs and landings as a part of an instructional flight with a two-man flight crew and one passenger.

During one of the touch-and-go landings, the aircraft experienced a hard landing, causing the subsequent collapse of the left main landing gear, FAA officials said.

Man injured on I-30 allegedly ran into FedEx truck

August 14, 2014

Thursday morning an unidentified man allegedly ran on foot onto Interstate 30 hitting the back of a FedEx truck.

The man's name and injuries are unknown at the current time, but he was taken by MedFlight to Baptist Health Medical Center as a precaution, said Benton Fire Battalion Chief Greg Ford.

 

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