Man charged with DUI seriously injures sheriff's deputy assisting disabled vehicle in Md.

Michael Mattingly, 21, of Mechanicsville was charged with a DUI after he crashed into a car and hurt a sheriff's deputy. (Photo, St, Mary's County Sheriff's Office)

A St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office deputy was seriously injured by a man driving under the influence while the deputy was helping with a disabled vehicle early Wednesday morning.

According to the sheriff's office, Corporal Shaun Carberry was helping the driver of a disabled Pontiac Sunfire on Chaptico Road near Budds Creek Road. At around 1:20 a.m., officials say Michael Mattingly, 21, of Mechanicsville struck the Pontiac. Carberry was able to push the driver of the Pontiac out of the way but was himself struck by the disabled vehicle.

Carberry was taken to Prince George's Hospital were he remains with non-life threatening but serious injuries.

The sheriff's office says Mattingly remained on the scene and was taken to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with a DUI.

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