FORDYCE, Ark. – Two Fordyce officers are suffering from serious injuries after a police chase led to a crash Monday.
According to the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office, the chase started in Fordyce and ended in Bradley County. Officials said that the officers were injured after a collision with the suspect’s car.
The suspect has been identified as 53-year-old Fredrick Rainey.
Deputies said that the officers were med-flighted to a local hospital for treatment. One of the officers is scheduled for surgery Tuesday. The Dallas County deputies involved were not injured.
Officials with the sheriff’s office said that authorities began searching for Rainey but called off the search Tuesday morning.
Rainey is wanted for fleeing the scene of crash. Deputies are asking anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact local law enforcement.