FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas -- A Fort Bend County Sheriff’s deputy was hit by a car directing traffic Thursday afternoon.

The incident happened on Sullivan’s Court in Sienna Plantation. The Sheriff’s Office says the driver intentionally ran into the deputy.

The man, identified as John Eells, is charged with aggravated assault on a public servant. The deputy injured his arm, but he is otherwise expected to be OK.

<p>A Fort Bend County Sheriff’s deputy was hit by a car directing traffic Thursday afternoon.</p>