HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – A deputy was involved in a crash with a person who had been drinking alcohol, according to the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.
On Friday night, a deputy drove eastbound on Highway 334 with lights and a siren on to assist another deputy who was calling for assistance.
According to the HCSO Facebook page, a Chevrolet truck pulled out in front of the deputy on Hwy 334 at an intersection without a stoplight.
The driver of the truck had been drinking alcohol, according to HCSO’s Facebook page.
State Troopers were called to the scene to conduct a crash investigation. Gun Barrel City Police Department and the Gun Barrel City Fire Department assisted with the crash.
The driver of the truck was taken by ambulance to a local hospital and the deputy is doing well at the time, according to HCSO.