HOUSTON, TX : HPD officer hospitalized after suspected intoxicated minor crashes into patrol vehicle on Sunday, 31st January 2021
A Houston police officer was taken to the hospital early Sunday morning after he was involved in a crash with a suspected intoxicated minor, officials said.
The crash happened at about 12:30 a.m. on the eastbound lanes of the Southwest Freeway near the Kirby exit.
Houston police said the officer was blocking traffic for a stalled car when a Camaro, driving at a high rate of speed, suddenly crashed into the officer's patrol vehicle.
The officer suffered minor injuries from the crash and was taken to a nearby hospital.
Police learned the driver of the Camaro was a minor and said the minor was intoxicated.
The minor was arrested on scene and has been charged, according to police.
No other details on this scene have been released.