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Pine Bluff police officer hospitalized following a DUI head-on collision

Pine Bluff, Arkansas – A police officer was critically injured early Sunday morning in Pine Bluff. Officer Tiffany Wood, serving the community, was hit head-on by an SUV driven by an intoxicated person.

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The incident unfolded around 5:00 a.m. when Officer Wood was responding to a disturbance call on University Drive. During her response, an SUV collided with her vehicle. The impact was severe, leaving Officer Wood in a critical condition. She was rushed to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where she is now in stable, yet critical, condition.

As of now, the police haven’t shared any details about the intoxicated driver, including their identity or any potential charges they might face. The investigation is still in progress, and more information will be shared as it becomes available.

This incident serves as a grim reminder of the dangers law enforcement officers face daily and the devastating consequences of driving under the influence. Officer Wood’s condition is a concern for the community, and many are awaiting further updates on her recovery.

Ethan Sullivan



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