ROANOKE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – People in Roanoke are coming to the aid of a police officer who was seriously injured on the job.
Officer Kasey Shumake was hit by a pickup on Sunday, November 4.READ MORE: Haltom City Police Officer Dies After Battle With COVID-19
There’s a fundraiser Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Twisted Root Burger Company on South Oak Street.
The restaurant donated 15 percent of sales to the officer’s family.READ MORE: Dallas Nonprofit Serving More Students' Mental Health Needs Since COVID-19 Pandemic Started
Police said, Shumake, a seven-year veteran assigned to the Traffic Division, was rushed by CareFlite to the hospital.
He sustained multiple injuries and underwent surgery. Officer Shumake is now at home and expected to make a full recovery.
The collision happened around 4:20 p.m. on that Sunday when Shumake’s motorcycle and the pickup collided in the area of Highway 114 and Cleveland Gibbs in Northlake.MORE NEWS: School Libraries Under New Scrutiny As Texas Lawmaker Questions Kids' Access To Books On Race, Sexuality