A Fayetteville Police officer suffered personal injuries when her patrol vehicle was struck by another vehicle as she was attempting to stop a vehicle on Bragg Boulevard on October 1.


The crash occurred shortly after 7:30 a.m. at the Stamper Road intersection.


According to Fayetteville Police spokeswoman Theresa Chance, Officer Sheila Thomas was northbound on Bragg Boulevard, attempting to stop a car that was being driven in a reckless manner.


Chance said that Thomas had activated her vehicle’s blue lights and siren during the chase.


According to Chance, as Thomas was crossing the intersection at a speed of approximately 10 mph, her patrol car was hit on the driver’s side by another vehicle. The name of the driver of that vehicle has yet to be released.


Chance said that Thomas received transport to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center to undergo treatment for minor injuries. The driver of the other vehicle was uninjured.

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