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Accident Knocks Out Post on Main Street

BY MELANIE BUCK –

A lamppost in front of City Hall in Mena was hit and knocked over by a motor vehicle after the driver suffered leg pains that distracted his driving. Clifton Dover, age 61, was driving northbound on Mena Street in a 2002 Dodge Mini Van around 8:25 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, when he veered off the roadway striking the pole of the lamp post.

Dover was not injured in the accident and his vehicle suffered around $1,000 in damage, while the damage to the lamppost is approximately $3,000.

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