Advertisement

DeSoto Co. sheriff’s deputy returns to work after critically injured in crash

DeSoto Co. sheriff’s deputy critically injured in crash returns to work
DeSoto Co. sheriff’s deputy critically injured in crash returns to work(Source: DeSoto County Sheriff's Department)
Published: Sep. 8, 2021 at 10:25 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. (WMC) - A DeSoto County Sheriff’s deputy who was critically injured in a crash in February is back on the job.

Deputy Austin Eldridge was hit on I-269 while stopping to help someone with a flat tire. Both of his legs were injured and one leg was amputated.

The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department said Eldridge had an incredible first day back at the department Wednesday and was welcomed with open arms.

Copyright 2021 WMC. All rights reserved.

Click here to sign up for our newsletter!

Click here to report a spelling or grammar error. Please include the headline.