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Four emergency responders injured while working accident

SHARP COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Four emergency responders were injured while responding to an accident in Sharp County Tuesday morning.

According to Arkansas State Police, around 8:30 Tuesday morning a car driven by John Shattuck lost control in a curve, hit a tree, and came to rest at the intersection of Highway 175 and Baker Cemetery Road.

Emergency responders from Martin Creek Volunteer Fire Department arrived on scene to work on Shattuck.

While emergency workers were working, another car driven by Carl Barlow lost control in the same curve and struck the workers, Shattcuk's car, and a fire truck.

Those injured include:

Katina Baggett was airlifted to St. Johns Medical Center. Her condition is unknown at this time.

Bernadette Freigy was first transported by ambulance, but then flown to The Med in Memphis. Her condition is unknown at this time.

Clarence Baggett was transported by ambulance to The White River Medical Center. His condition is unknown at this time.

Fire Chief William James was transported to a local hospital in a personal vehicle. His condition is unknown at this time.

John Shattuck was also transported to a local hospital in a personal vehicle. His condition is unknown at this time.

Carl Barlow was cited by police for careless driving.

The accidents remain under investigation by ASP. 

Region 8 News will continue to track this story and bring you any new details as soon as they become available.

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