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Fatal Accident in Viola, Arkansas

By: Skylar Skidmore
Posted: Friday, September 06, 2013

A one-vehicle accident took the life of 32- year-old Christine C. Richardson.  She was driving a 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara with a 3-year-old passenger; her name is Olivia G. Wright.

She was southbound on Pickren Hill road 3.6 miles north of Viola. The vehicle lost control while attempting to negotiate a left hand curve on Pickren Hall road, .01 miles south of Mount Calm Road. The vehicle then traveled off the west side of Pickren Hall road, become airborne and overturned in the ditch striking a fence and partially ejecting Richardson. 

Fulton County Deputy Coroner Matthew Miller pronounced Richardson dead at the scene.  Assisting agencies were the Viola Fire Department and first responders and the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department.

Richardon was from Viola.