Last month, An Arlington police officer was seriously hurt in a bicycle accident, and he is finally going home.
The Arlington Police Department took to media and shared this photo today containing Detective Alan Branch, wherein we can see him getting released from the hospital and rehabilitation facility.
The department took to Facebook and said, “He was greeted by his coworkers form the Crimes Against Children Unit as he was escorted home with his family.”
To those unknown, Det. Branch and three other friends from a church group were hit by a car on Aug. 28 while cycling in east Fort Worth.
One of Branch’s friends, 57-year-old Steve Cannon of Arlington, died in the crash. The two other cyclists had minor injuries.
The driver who hit them was also present at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. Police officers said that no traces of alcohol were found.
The officer will now return home and continue recovering.