An Arkansas State Police trooper has been hospitalized after he was injured in a single-vehicle crash in southwest Arkansas about 12:50 p.m. Thursday, according to a news release from the state police.
Cpl. Clayton McWilliams, 32, of Little River County was initially taken to a Texarkana, Texas, hospital and was later moved to a Little Rock hospital, where his injuries were being assessed, the release said.
McWilliams was responding to a crash scene in Sevier County where a logging truck had overturned. While driving north to the scene along U.S. 71 near Wilton, McWilliams' patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree.
Heavy rain was falling in the area at the time of the crash, according to reports.
State Desk on 01/04/2019
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