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While assisting Arkansas State Police with a car accident, Ward police officer gets injured



Little Rock, Arkansas – One police officer suffered injuries while he was assisting car accident Friday night, police say.

According to them, Ward Police Senior Patrolman Andrew ‘Andy’ VanLente was assisting Arkansas State Police with an accident on Highway 67/167 when he was hit by a northbound vehicle around 9:20 p.m. on Friday.

The injured officer was immediately airlifted to UAMS for treatment, but no details about his condition were released.

We expect more information on Monday. Stay with us for updates.