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Deadly Motorcycle Accident On Wheeler Avenue In Fort Smith

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Fort Smith Police are on the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident that is stalling traffic along Wheeler Avenue. The accident happened...

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Fort Smith Police are on the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident that is stalling traffic along Wheeler Avenue.

The accident happened at Wheeler Avenue and Knoxville Street about 7:40 a.m., according to the Fort Smith Police. A motorcycle traveling north apparently struck a dump truck pulling out of a worksite, police said.

The accident is blocking Wheeler Avenue, causing major traffic backups to Phoenix Avenue and further south. Drivers are urged to avoid the area and find alternative routes.