An El Paso County Sheriff’s deputy suffered minor injuries today as a result of a minor traffic crash.
On March 14, 2012 at about 3:30 p.m., an El Paso County Sheriff’s deputy was responding the area of Highway 24 and Blue Gill Road to provide traffic control due to a grass fire. The deputy was on his marked Sheriff’s Office motorcycle and was east bound on Highway 24. Near the intersection with Judge Orr Road, a vehicle parked on the east bound shoulder pulled out and made a u-turn in front of him. The motorcycle struck the drivers side of the vehicle, throwing the deputy approximately thirty feet past the point of impact.