Bexar County Judge Peter Sakai to undergo surgery Tuesday

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — Bexar County Judge Peter Sakai will undergo surgery today.

According to a spokesperson, the Judge suffered an injury while visiting the State Capitol last week.

He was meeting with state legislators when he was hurt. The Judge suffered a fractured left ankle and a torn meniscus. Today’s surgery is being called “minimally invasive” to repair the meniscus tear.

The Judge is looking at a 4 to 6 week recovery period. He released the following statement:

“My team and I will be actively coordinating to ensure that the needs of our Bexar County residents and stakeholders are met with the same urgency, focus, and professionalism as usual. I look forward to a swift recovery.”

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