Suspected wrong-way driver crashes head-on into Smith County Sheriff’s deputy

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Published: Aug. 20, 2022 at 10:49 PM CDT

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - A Smith County Sheriff’s deputy was involved in a head-on crash with a suspected wrong-way driver, according to the sheriff’s office.

It happened around 9 p.m. Saturday near County Road 485 and Loop 323 in Tyler. A spokesperson for the sheriff’s office says it appears the driver hit the deputy while driving on the wrong side of the road.

Both drivers received minor injuries. No additional information has been made available.