Construction zone collision sends deputy to hospital

Overnight accident on MoPac sends sheriff to the hospital.

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A Travis County Sheriff’s unit was rear-ended, sending a deputy to the hospital.

The collision happened at about 1:20 a.m., on Northbound MoPac near 2222. Officials say a driver hit the deputy’s car and both the driver and the deputy were taken to North Austin Medical Center for a medical check. Neither of them suffered any major injuries.

The deputy was not on duty with Travis County, he was working traffic control for construction workers in the area.

Police are currently investigating whether the wet streets or alcohol were factors in the crash. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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