(Gamaliel) – Three people were injured Tuesday morning after a head-on collision on Highway 201 North near Gamaliel.
The accident happened at 11:48 AM just north of County Road 241, when the northbound vehicle driven by 19-year-old Preston Helmke of Yellville crossed the center line and hit a southbound vehicle driven by 69-year-old Norma Risley of Mountain Home.
Risley and a passenger, 69-year-old Dennis Driskell, were both injured and taken to Baxter Regional Medical Center. Helmke was also injured and taken to Baxter Regional Medical Center.
A report from Troop I of the Arkansas State Police states that charges are pending against Helmke.