ASP trooper involved in crash on Hwy. 351

ASP trooper involved in crash on Hwy. 351

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Police and rescue crews are responding to a crash involving a vehicle and an Arkansas State Police patrol car.

The crash happened shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday on Highway 351 and Craighead County Road 766 (KAIT Road).

Arkansas State Police trooper involved in crash at intersection of Highway 351 and Craighead County Road 766.
Arkansas State Police trooper involved in crash at intersection of Highway 351 and Craighead County Road 766. (Source: Google Maps)

Jeff Presley, Jonesboro/Craighead County E911 director, says injuries have been reported.

The state trooper, Corporal Scott Irvin, was injured and taken by ambulance to a local hospital, where he was treated and released, ASP Public Information Officer Bill Sadler said.

Two people were injured in the other car. A passenger in the vehicle was airlifted to a Memphis hospital with non-life threatening injuries while the driver was taken to a Jonesboro hospital, Sadler said.

Region 8 News will update this story as details emerge.

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