“Move Over”: Officials stress being careful while driving in winter weather

“Move Over”: Officials stress being careful while driving in winter weather
An area emergency group said Friday that an Arkansas State Police vehicle was struck Thursday evening while a trooper was providing traffic control for another trooper working a crash. (Source: Crittenden EMS Facebook)

CRITTENDEN COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - Area emergency crews have said that the winter weather and slick roads have been a dangerous combination.

One area emergency group said Friday that a crash involving an Arkansas State Police trooper could have been deadly.

According to a Facebook post from Crittenden EMS, an Arkansas State Police vehicle was struck Thursday evening while a trooper provided traffic control for another trooper working a crash.

Please remember as our emergency responders are out working accidents in this weather to please pay attention and give...

Posted by Crittenden EMS on Thursday, February 11, 2021

Officials said in the post that people should pay attention and give law enforcement enough room in the area if they see a crash.

“All parties sustained non-life-threatening injuries but could have been fatal,” the post noted.

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