Child Struck by Benton County Deputy’s Vehicle

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BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) — Bentonville Police say a child was struck by a Benton County Sheriff’s Deputy vehicle early Friday morning at the intersection of NE 2nd Street and NE I Street in Bentonville.

According to reports, the child, who is a Washington Junior High School student, ran into NE 2nd St. and collided with the deputy’s vehicle. The child was conscious at the time of the accident, but his current condition is unknown.

The accident is under investigation by the Bentonville Police Department.  The name of the deputy involved will not be released, and he is not being put on administrative leave at this time.

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