Newly placed 10 Commandments statue at Ark. State Capitol destroyed by car

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Less than 24 hours after a controversial 10 Commandments monument was placed at the Arkansas State Capitol, it has been destroyed. 

According to Chris Powell with the Secretary of State's Office, a 32-year-old man drove through the statue around 5:15 a.m. on Wednesday while filming on his cell phone.

The car has been towed and the man surrendered. He has been taken to a local hospital. A perimeter fence has been installed for safety reasons and cleanup.

 

 

An active investigation by Capitol police is underway, and no other information has been released at this time.

Stay with THV11 and thv11.com for more. 

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