Two people were killed and a police officer injured after a truck hit a vehicle that had been stopped by police on Interstate 30 at Bryant, Fox 16 reports.
Seth Wakefield, a Bryant police DWI task force officer, stopped a vehicle for defective equipment about 1:45 a.m. today, according to the report. It was pulled over on the inside lane next to the center median wall and Wakefield had returned to his patrol car when a FedEx 18-wheeler hit the car and the police cruiser.
Two people in the stopped car were killed. Wakefield suffered minor injuries, but didn’t require hospital admission.