WEST FORK, Ark. (KNWA) – A West Fork police officer suffered minor injuries Sunday night when a patrol vehicle was struck while they were working a traffic accident.
According to a Facebook post, the officer was assisting Arkansas State Police and Central EMS at the scene along Interstate 49 near the 52 mile marker.
The West Fork officer was helping with traffic control on the west side of the road. While trying to slow down other motorists and as the officer sat inside their patrol vehicle, it was struck by another vehicle.
The officer was taken to Washington Regional Hospital where they were treated and released.