Officer Injured in Accident at I-45 and Airline Dr in Houston, TX

January 14, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Airline Drive, Houston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Houston Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Police Vehicle
I-45 and Airline Dr
Injuries Sustained

Non-life-threatening injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle collided with the rear of a police vehicle

What Happened

Houston Police are investigating a collision that injured an officer at I-45 and Airline Dr in Houston, TX on January 16th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 2 a.m. According to investigators, a car and 18-wheeler were involved in a crash that needed officers at the scene. Once they arrived, their vehicle was struck by another vehicle. The driver of that other vehicle, an unnamed woman, is suspected by authorities to have been intoxicated. An officer in the police vehicle was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. The woman involved faces intoxication assault charges. Additional information was not provided.

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