Driver failed to yield to oncoming patrol car, causes crash

Driver failed to yield to oncoming patrol car, causes crash (Image 1)
Driver failed to yield to oncoming patrol car, causes crash (Image 1)

A Clarksville police officer suffered minor injuries early Saturday after a driver collided with his cruiser.

The accident happened around 2 a.m. on Ft. Campbell Boulevard at Quin Lane.

Police said Officer Arthur Bing, 28 was traveling south on Ft. Campbell Boulevard when Jessica Sheppard, 20, failed to yield and turned in front of him.

Sheppard was taken by ambulance to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officer Bing had right arm, hand and wrist pain but was not transported by paramedics.

Sheppard was cited for failure to yield and for a seatbelt violation.

Alcohol was not believed to be a factor in the collision.

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