A deputy from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office is expected to recover after being struck by a vehicle near the intersection of S. Apopka Vineland and Conroy Windermere roads.
According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy arrived on the scene at around 4:30 a.m. to remove a sign that had been struck by a vehicle. A second deputy arrived on the scene to assist the deputy, and shortly after was struck by a Ford Focus while returning to their vehicle.
According to the sheriff’s office, the deputy suffered serious injuries — a broken arm, a broken leg and head injury — but is expected to recover.
The driver of the Ford Focus remained on the scene.
This story will be updated as more information surfaces.