A Texarkana Arkansas Police Officer was struck and injured by a vehicle as he was investigating another auto accident that involved a TAPD Squad Car. Officer Mason Shepherd was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound on East Street and was transported to St. Michael Hospital.
At 8:20pm, TAPD responded to a vehicle accident involving a TAPD patrol unit in the 400 block of east street. During the investigation TAPD Officer Mason Shepherd, assisting with the accident investigation, was struck by a vehicle traveling north bound on east street. Officer Shepherd has been transported to St. Michaels hospital and is currently in stable condition.
The initial investigation began when Officer Jacob Montoya, traveling north bound on east street, his patrol car was struck by a vehicle that was exiting from the parking lot of 402 East street. Officer Montoya sustained minor injuries from the accident.
Both accidents remain under investigation at this time.