Oneonta officer injured in single-vehicle accident

Oneonta officer injured in single-vehicle accident
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ONEONTA, AL (WBRC) - Oneonta officer, Vernarr Hughes, was injured in a single-vehicle accident while on duty Sunday morning.

According to Oneonta's Police Department, Hughes was responding to an emergency call when his vehicle hydroplaned, spun around repeatedly and struck a large concrete barrier. A second officer who was following behind Hughes, pulled him from the vehicle and called for help.

Hughes suffered a concussion and facial lacerations.

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