Benton County Sheriff’s Deputy SUV Damaged During Accident Involving Another Vehicle

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Multiple law enforcement agencies were on the scene of an accident involving a Benton County Sheriff's Deputy and another vehicle.

Arkansas State Police, Gravette Police and the Gravette Fire Department were on the scene of the accident on Hwy. 549 between Bentonville and Hiwasse.

A Benton County Sheriff's Deputy's SUV was damaged in the wreck that involved another vehicle. According to Sgt. Shannon Jenkins with the Benton County Sheriff's Office, the deputy was not injured and has been released. It is unclear at this time if there were any other injuries.

Sgt. Jenkins says the deputy was conducting a traffic stop at the time they were hit. No names are being released at this point.

Both vehicles were being towed away as 5NEWS crews arrived on the scene. Law enforcement officers are not giving any details about the cause of the accident at this time.

The accident happened around 10:30 a.m. Sunday (July 21).

Stay with 5NEWS for updates on this developing story.

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