Texas: officer who lost foot when hit by drunk driver is back to work

From KSAT and Officer.com
San Antonio police will be out in full force this holiday weekend targeting drunken drivers, and among those on the DWI task force will be Officer Michael Thornton.
The patrolman lost his leg back in January after a suspected drunken driver slammed into him on Interstate 35 and South Laredo Street as he was assisting a stranded motorist.
Speaking to a crowd on Tuesday about the state’s Labor Day DWI crackdown, Thornton said he is eager to get back to work.
“I’m coming back to work, I promise, boss. I’m coming,” Thornton said. “I’m going to keep going just as hard. You’ve got to know how hard you can push yourself.”
Thornton has been in rehabilitation for the past eight months, and said his physical abilities are the same as they were before the accident. ….MORE

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