Driver arrested after hitting deputy with car

Posted at 8:07 AM, Apr 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-20 11:07:41-04

A Pima County sheriff's deputy is hospitalized after being struck by a hit-and-run vehicle.

The Sheriff's Department says Deputy Jesus Vilvaldo was removing cones from a roadway while working at the Pima County Fair when he was struck Tuesday night.

Vivaldo's injuries are described as serious but not life-threatening.

According to the Sheriff's Department, the car that struck Vivaldo drove off but was stopped by deputies.

Deputies arrested the driver, 31-year-old Daniel Doubek, who faces charges of hit and run, DUI and aggravated assault.