MO Officer Remains in Critical Condition Following Thursday Accident

Officer Craig Tudor; Photo: Hazelwood Police Dept.

Officer Craig Tudor; Photo: Hazelwood Police Dept.

A St. Louis-area police officer remains in critical condition following a head-on vehicle accident on Thursday. 

Hazelwood Police Officer Craig Tudor, 37, was traveling to a call for service when he was struck by another vehicle and sent off an embankment. 

Officer Tudor's patrol vehicle flipped before coming to rest. Fire personnel had to cut Officer Tudor out of the vehicle before he was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Reports indicate that Officer Tudor suffered spinal fractures and has undergone surgery.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with Officer Tudor's recovery. 

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