Only minor injuries were reported following a two-vehicle accident Thursday evening on the Cotter Bridge involving a law enforcement vehicle.Arkansas State Police Trooper Paul Robson says 27-year-old Joel Richardson, a member of the Cotter Police Department, was attempting a U-turn when his vehicle was struck by an SUV traveling in the same direction. The SUV was driven by 68-year-old James Kouns of Gassville. Both vehicles were traveling west.Trooper Robson says it was his understanding Richardson attempted the U-turn in an effort to aid a disabled motorist.
He says the accident occurred shortly before 6:00 on the Marion County side of the bridge.
Both vehicles were towed from the scene.
Any citations will be determined by 14th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney David Ethredge.
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