Deputy Constable critical after being hit by car

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SPRING, TX -- A Harris County Precinct Four deputy constable is in critical condition  after being hit by a car.

It happened around 9:30 last night on Cypresswood Drive and Kuykendahl,  in the Spring area.

We're told the deputy was writing a traffic ticket when another car hit the back of his patrol car and then hit him.

That sent him flying into oncoming traffic.

The deputy constable was airlifted to the hospital and as mention is in critical condition.

An investigation is underway.