Rutherford County Deputy hit by car 4/19/19

MURFREESBORO, TN (WSMV) - Police are on the scene of a crash at South Church Street and Savannah Ridge in Murfreesboro.

A Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy was hit by a car while directing traffic. The deputy was directing traffic for a separate crash when the incident occurred. He was hit soon after 9:00 p.m.

The injuries are non-life threatening. The deputy, whose name is not being released at this time, was being treated for his injuries at St. Thomas Rutherford and has since been released.

The driver who hit the deputy stayed on scene. It is unclear at this time if the driver will face charges.

This is a developing story. Stay with News4 for details.

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