The investigation of the fatality accident that occurred on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, is ongoing. At approximately 3:58 p.m. Monday, officers with the Benton Police Department responded to a two-vehicle head-on collision at Benton Parkway near the intersection of Edison Avenue.

Upon officers’ arrival, the driver of one of the vehicles involved, 76-year-old Judy Burton-Bradford of Bryant, was pronounced deceased. The driver of the second vehicle, as well as three children, were transported to area hospitals for treatment.

The Benton Police Department Accident Reconstruction Team, along with the Benton Police Department Criminal Investigation Division, are investigating the cause of the crash and further details will be available at a later time.  

To report accident or incident information contact the Benton Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 501-776-5947 or 501-315-TIPS. Individuals also may send us anonymous information to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to leave a tip. A crime tip can also be submitted via the official Benton Police Department app found on iTunes and Google Play.

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