Fatal accident: Berryville man dies in head-on crash

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

A Berryville man was killed and three people were injured in a head-on collision Saturday night on Arkansas Highway 221 north of Berryville, according to an Arkansas State Police report.

The preliminary fatal crash summary says Darold L. Johnson, 74, of Berryville was driving a 2001 Chevrolet northbound on Highway 221 approximately seven miles north of Berryville when he crossed the center line and collided head-on with a 1998 Chevrolet driven by Mason Binam, 24, of Harrison.

Johnson was killed. Binam and two male minors were injured and transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo., the report says. No word on their condition was available.

The accident occurred at 9:35 p.m. Saturday, according to the report.

The weather was clear and the road was dry at the time of the accident, the report says.

Johnson was the 244th person to die in a car accident in Arkansas this year.

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