There were no injuries, but the driver was jailed and charged with DWI after a one-vehicle accident north of Nashville, Friday afternoon.
The driver, Jeanie Gorham, 57, of Mineral Springs, was charged with DWI #2 and careless driving, according to the sheriff’s office. Gorham is a member of the Howard County Quorum Court.
The accident was investigated by Trooper Mason Glasgow of the Arkansas State Police. The accident occurred at about 4 p.m. near the intersection of Airport Road 980 and Pump Springs Road. Police here had first received a call about a reckless driver; then got a call reporting the accident. Gorham was taken to the Howard County Jail and was held for about three and one-half hours before bonding out.
Gorham had a previous DWI charge in August of 2013.