The Texarkana Texas Police Department is reporting that a crossing guard at Texas High School was struck this morning while directing traffic before school. 

According to the report on TTPD's Facebook Page this morning:

A 76 year old man was driving his Ford pickup southbound on Summerhill Road and had gotten into the turn lane in preparation of making a left turn into the Summerhill Square parking lot. He apparently didn't see the crossing guard there and struck him.
The 68 year old crossing guard was transported to Christus St. Michael Hospital, where he is currently listed in critical condition.

The incident is still under investigation,  TTPD is requesting that if anyone witnessed this apparent accident and you have not yet talked to one of their traffic officers, please call the Texarkana Texas PD at 903-798-3116.

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