After a battle with a suspect, a sheriff’s officer from southwest Michigan was hospitalised with a significant head injury, according to authorities.
Just before 10 o’clock in the evening, the Allegan County deputy was responding to a report of someone speeding through a neighbourhood without headlights. The sheriff’s office stated in a news release that Monday.
The constable was hurt as the suspect was being apprehended and was transported by ambulance to a hospital for treatment, examinations and observation, it claimed.
According to the department, a Michigan State Police trooper who was helping the deputy detained the offender and started providing the unconscious deputy first assistance.
The news statement stated that the suspect, a 35-year-old resident of Dorr, was being held at the Allegan County Corrections Centre on a number of unnamed felonies.
The name of the hurt constable was withheld, and on Tuesday, his health status was unknown.