A Rockdale County Sheriff’s deputy is recovering after being struck by a vehicle while investigating a traffic accident early this morning (May 24) on Interstate 20.
The deputy was hit around 3:41 a.m. an I-20 Eastbound lane near exit 84, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. The deputy’s name was not released.
The deputy was transported to a local hospital for injuries sustained and is expected to make a full recovery, authorities said. The other vehicle involved stayed on the scene. No injuries were reported by the other parties involved, the Sheriff’s Office stated.
Georgia State Patrol is investigating the incident.