Middle school student struck by DPS patrol vehicle

A middle school student was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries after being struck by a DPS patrol vehicle.

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD officials confirm a Watkins Middle School student was involved in an auto pedestrian accident near the school. The district says the student was taken to a Houston hospital for evaluation as a precaution.

According to DPS, the trooper was southbound on Cairnvillage Drive when the child ran between cars stopped in the northbound lanes and was struck by the patrol vehicle.

The investigation is ongoing.