Update: Tractor Trailers Collide on Interstate in Benton

Two tractor trailers collided on the interstate in Benton this afternoon.

State police say a tractor trailer attempting to merge from the breakdown lane was struck from behind by a second truck.

One rig wound up in the median while the other blocked part of the northbound lanes.

Police say one of the drivers, Larry Edwards from Pennsylvania, was taken to the hospital with a head injury that’s considered non life threatening.

Both trucks were loaded and remained upright.