Jonathan L. Otto, 24, of Pineville, Ark., was taken to Baxter Regional Medical Center Aug. 1 with an injury from a car accident on Highway 177. Otto was traveling south on Highway 177 when he traveled off the west shoulder and then overcorrected and traveled across both lanes of traffic before driving off the east shoulder. His vehicle overturned and landed on its top.
Gaylon P. Evance, 34, of Cherokee Village and passenger, Amanda E. Meister, 10, were taken to Baxter Regional Medical Center for injuries from a car accident on Highway 62 at Crooked Creek Bridge. Evance was charged with a DWI, careless driving and endangering the welfare of a minor. Evance was traveling west on Highway 62 when she ran off the road striking the guard rail, sliding into the ditch and hitting a concrete culvert.