Precinct 5 Constable Ted Heap welcomes back Deputy Kevin Maxey, who was in a serious accident last week, broadsided on his way to work by a drunk driver. Although the accident left him unconscious, he made a remarkable recover and, thankfully, avoided serious injury. Maxey is already back on duty in his Katy-area neighborhood. (Courtesy photo)

KATY — Last Friday morning was a wake-up call that even our finest are oftentimes in harm’s way.

However, things worked out for the Precinct 5 Constable deputy involved in a serious accident. (Click here for more on that story.)

Precinct 5 Deputy Kevin Maxey was in a serious accident Aug. 24, 2018, broadsided on his way to work by a drunk driver. Although the accident left him unconscious, he made a remarkable recovery and avoided serious injury.

Maxey is already back on duty in his Katy-area neighborhood.

Maxey and Constable Ted Heap were touched to receive a hand-stitched cover from Covering the Blue, a group that sends makes lap afghans for wounded officers and K-9’s across the country. This one was sent from Vanessa Matthews in Georgia.

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