PARAMOUNT (CBSLA) — A 25-year-old Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy was struck by a suspected drunk driver and rushed to a nearby hospital Monday evening.

The Lakewood Station deputy was struck around 5:50 p.m. near Downey Avenue and Alondra Boulevard where she was on scene of an unspecified call for service.

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Cell phone video shows the deputy chasing an unidentified suspect through a busy parking lot before she ran out into the street and was struck by a suspected drunk driver who did not stop.

The deputy was taken to Saint Francis Hospital where she remained Monday night in critical condition.

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An escort of patrol cars accompanied the ambulance carrying the injured deputy to a hospital.

The suspect in the hit-and-run was taken into custody about half a mile from the scene of the accident.

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It was not immediately clear whether the suspect being chased by the deputy was also in custody.