Monroe County deputy hit while responding to emergency

A Monroe County deputy was involved in a crash while responding to an emergency call Friday morning, officials said.

According to authorities, the deputy was traveling west on E. Dunbar Road at 7:48 a.m. When the deputy drove through the intersection at S. Dixie Highway in Monroe, he was hit by a vehicle traveling south.

The deputy and the driver of the other vehicle were both taken to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash is under investigation. 

Authorities said the deputy was traveling to Meadowbrook Estates on Telegraph Road, north of Dunbar Road, after reports of a man lying in the grass. No man was found when deputies arrived at that area.