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story.lead_photo.caption Crews work to clean up debris after a vehicle accident Tuesday on U.S. Highway 71 near Ashdown in Little River County. The accident happened at 3:04 p.m. in front of the Domtar Paper Mill. Traffic remained backed up in the southbound lanes for a couple of hours.

ASHDOWN, Ark. — Police and emergency crews in Little River County are working a serious three-vehicle accident in front of Domtar Mill on U.S. Highway 71.

One person was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, according to law enforcement.

The accident between an 18-wheeler and two other vehicles happened at 3:04 p.m.; according to information from the Little River Sheriff's Office. Traffic was backed up in all four lanes of the highway at one point. Traffic in southbound lanes was reported to be moving by 5 p.m.

Little River Sheriff's Office, Ashdown Police and Arkansas State Police all responded to the accident along with local fire departments.

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