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Arrest made in hit and run that injured TTPD officer

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Arrested: Justin Sanders, 21 (Source: Texarkana, TX Police Department) Arrested: Justin Sanders, 21 (Source: Texarkana, TX Police Department)
Injured: TTPD Officer William Sprague (Source: TTPD) Injured: TTPD Officer William Sprague (Source: TTPD)
This is from the scene of the hit-and-run accident that seriously injured TTPD officer William Sprague. This is from the scene of the hit-and-run accident that seriously injured TTPD officer William Sprague.
TEXARKANA, TX (KSLA) -

An arrest has been made in the hit and run that seriously injured a Texarkana, TX police officer early Friday morning.

21-year-old Justin Sanders of Texarkana is charged with aggravated assault on a public servant. He has been booked into the Bi-State Justice Center.

Officer William Sprague was struck while responding to a disturbance at Grady T. Wallace Park around 12:45 a.m. When police arrived, several cars started to leave.  That's when Sprague, who was already out of his patrol car, was hit by a vehicle.

He was taken to Christus St. Michael Hospital in Texarkana with injuries to his upper body and head, where he remains in serious condition.

Sprague has been on the force since January 2012.

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