West Fork Police Vehicle Struck while Working Accident on I-49


A West Fork police officer’s vehicle was struck on Sunday night while working a traffic accident. 

According to a Facebook post, the officer was assisting ASP and Central EMS on an accident located on Interstate 49, around the 52-mile marker.

The West Fork officer was assisting with traffic control on the west side of the road. While attempting to slow down other motorists, the vehicle was struck by another vehicle with the officer inside his vehicle.

The officer was transported to Washington Regional Hospital for minor injuries.

The officer has since been released and is back home. 

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