Deputy, Patrol Vehicle Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver In Houston


Houston – A Harris County Sheriff Deputy is recovering in the hospital after an overnight hit-and-run.

Officials said the deputy was conducting a traffic stop on the 59 main lanes when they were struck by an unknown white sedan. The vehicle failed to stop and left the scene.

Deputy Leggett is recovering at the hospital after her patrol car and fled. Traffic investigators are reviewing video for leads. A civilian passenger was not injured.