East Texas Deputy Injured

A Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Deputy suffered injuries Saturday night. Authorities say the deputy was on routine patrol when he was struck by a drunk driver.

It happened on highway 21 east in Nacogdoches County. Authorities are not telling us much at this time, but we do know several others were injured in the accident.

Neither the deputy's name nor condition are being released. He is recovering in a Nacogdoches hospital.

DPS is investigating the accident. East Texas News will give you more information as it becomes available.