Arkansas Department of Corrections’ van hit while transporting inmates

Updated: Jul. 12, 2019 at 4:21 PM CDT
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TEXARKANA, Ark. (KSLA) - An Arkansas correctional officer has been injured in a traffic accident at East 9th St. & Belmont St. around 3:45 p.m. on Friday, July 12.

A truck, carrying lawn supplies, crashed into a Arkansas Department of Corrections’ van. The van was being used to transport inmates to work detail.

No inmates were hurt during the crash, and the officer was treated for nonlife-threatening injuries. The driver of the truck appeared to sustain minor injuries.

Truck collides with Arkansas Department of Corrections van
Truck collides with Arkansas Department of Corrections van(KSLA News 12)

Authorities suspect a medical issue may be the possible cause for this accident. The investigation is still ongoing.

Stay with KSLA News 12 for updates.

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