HOUSTON -

A Precinct 6 deputy constable was injured Thursday when a driver struck her outside of a school in northwest Houston, authorities said.

The constable was directing morning traffic outside KIPP Academy in the 500 block of Tidwell when a woman driving a pickup truck tried to go around her.

The pickup driver ran over the officer’s foot, then fled the scene.

The constable was not seriously injured, but transported to Northwest Hospital as a precaution.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.