Two deputies with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Workplace are hospitalized after being critically injured when their patrol automotive was struck by a hit-and-run driver Tuesday morning.
The sheriff’s division mentioned the deputies have been at a site visitors cease alongside the westbound lanes of Interstate 20 east of Mountain Creek Parkway at about 9:34 a.m. when the driving force of an prolonged cab Ford F-150 crashed into their automobile.
Each deputies have been midway within the automobile when it was hit, the DCSO mentioned.
The driving force of the truck continued down the highway the place it struck one other automobile earlier than persevering with westbound towards Grand Prairie.
Dallas Fireplace-Rescue transported each deputies and the driving force of the second automobile that was struck to space hospitals. Eventually verify, all three have been listed in secure situation. Additional particulars about their circumstances will not be obtainable.
Detectives with the sheriff’s division are asking for the general public’s help in figuring out the driving force of the pickup truck. Officers mentioned it might be a late Nineties or early 2000 mannequin pickup. The truck can have harm to the right-side entrance and rear. There’ll presumably be black paint transferred from the autos it struck on the precise facet.
Anybody with info can name the Dallas Sheriff’s Workplace Car Crimes Unit at 214-589-2315 or the Sheriff’s Division Communications Part at 214-749-8641. The DSO warns individuals mustn’t try and method the automobile or confront the person if discovered.