POSTED: Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 2:55pm
UPDATED: Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 2:59pm
A Smith County deputy is in critical condition after an accident early Thursday morning.
Smith County Sheriff's officals tell KETK, Deputy Robert Britton was hurt when he was directing traffic on FM 344 near Highway 155.
A Cow had been struck by traffic and Deputy Britton was detouring cars around it when the cow charge him. Britton fell to the ground and received severe head and neck injuries.
He is in critical condition at a local hospital.