Teenager transported by life flight after being hit by Harris County Deputy
By Kathryn Yglecias, Senior Web Producer -
A developing story in Northeast Harris County. A Spring ISD high school student was transported by life flight to Memorial Hermann after being struck by a Harris County Deputy as he walked to the bus stop.
The accident happened around 6:20 a.m. Wednesday morning off the 2300 block of Spring Creek Rd. The 15 year old victim, a student at Spring High School, was walking to the bus stop with several other students. According to them it was pitch black outside and the students were walking on the roadway because there is no shoulder and ditches on either side.
A spokesperson for the Harris County Deputy's office says the Deputy was not responding to an emergency call when the accident happened and says he simply didn't see the group walking in the road. The posted speed limit on that part of the road is 35 miles per hour.
You could see from a view over the scene from SKYFOX that the impact smashed in the top left portion of the Deputy's windshield.
No word on the condition of the teenager hit. None of the other teens walking with the victim were injured.
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