HARRIS COUNTY, TX : 2 HCSO patrol cruisers damaged in crash on Sunday, 7th February 2021
A pair of Harris County Sheriff's Office patrol cruisers were damaged Sunday morning in a crash involving a suspected intoxicated driver, authorities said.
It happened before 5:30 a.m. in the 12900 block of Eastex Freeway near Aldine Mail Route Road.
Deputies responded to a report of a stranded motorist on the freeway and had blocked off a northbound lane while waiting for a tow truck to arrive, according to Lt. Paul Bruce.
While the deputies and the stranded driver waited on the shoulder of the road, a white van crashed into the two patrol cruisers, Bruce said.