Arkansas State Police trooper retires after performing TVI on wrong car
ST. FRANCIS COUNTY, Ark. (KARK/KAIT) - An Arkansas State Police trooper has retired after a Tactical Vehicle Intervention was performed in error.
According to content partner KARK, ASP confirmed Corporal Thomas Hubbard was pursuing two vehicles traveling over 100 miles per hour on Interstate 40 in St. Francis County on Sunday, Sept. 10, around 8:30 p.m.
One of the vehicles was a white four-door sedan, just like the vehicle that the trooper crashed into to stop, causing it to lose control.
Neither the driver nor the passenger in the car said they were injured, and both declined medical treatment at the scene.
ASP said they immediately began an investigation into the crash.
Hubbard, who has not been on duty since the crash, has submitted his retirement letter.
For more information on this incident, visit KARK’s website.
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