Jonesboro officer hit by car in 'fair condition'

Jonesboro officer hit by car in 'fair condition'

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Jonesboro officer is still in the hospital after being hit by a car Monday night while assisting with a crash.

It happened at the intersection of Caraway Road and Glenn Place.

Officer Weston Gates is in "fair condition" at a Jonesboro hospital, Jonesboro Police Department Public Information Specialist Paul Holmes said Tuesday.

Gates was out of his vehicle walking across the road to investigate a vehicle that had run into a ditch when he was struck by a passing vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle that hit the officer did stop at the scene after the accident.

No charges have been filed.

It was raining at the time of the accident.

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