Officer-involved accident shuts down I-10
POSTED: Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 6:33pm
UPDATED: Friday, January 4, 2013 - 10:08am
EL PASO — Emergency dispatch confirmed Thursday just after 6 p.m. that an officer was hit by a vehicle while responding to an accident on I-10 East and Brown.
Traffic officials shut down the highway and began diverting traffic at the downtown exit.
Emergency officials reported that the officer was taken to a nearby hospital and only suffered minor injuries.
Stay with KTSM.com for updates on this developing story.
UPDATE: 8:26 P.M. I-10 East at Cotton, TX-DOT officials say right 3 Lanes are closed. Traffic is backed up to Downtown. They hope to have it cleared in by 9 p.m.