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Pedestrian Amir Azad, 25, and police officer Charles Whites killed in two collisions on Interstate 35 in Round Rock, Texas
RRPD said one of its officers was directing traffic around the scene when he was struck by a car. They said the officer was transported to the hospital with serious injuries and the driver who hit him is being held for investigation.
The 64-year-old driver who hit the officer has been arrested for intoxication assault, according RRPD Chief Allen Banks.
The suspect accused of hitting a Round Rock Police officer who was directing traffic after a man was found dead on the roadway Sunday morning took twice the amount of a prescription drug before driving that morning, according to an affidavit.
The Round Rock Police officer hit and critically injured by a vehicle last February while he was diverting traffic around an auto/pedestrian fatality has died from his wounds.