A reserve deputy for the Nacogdoches County sheriff's department will likely be in the hospital for awhile.
Ben Curtis was on patrol Saturday night when he was hit by a drunk driver. His wife, a passenger in the car, was also hurt.
The accident happened on Highway 21 East in Nacogdoches County just after 10 p.m. Curtis was hit be a 21-year-old male driver. The driver was also taken to the hospital.
Ben Curtis and his wife are in serious condition with broken bones.