Texas

Two Officers Injured in Accident at East Freeway and Federal Rd in Houston, TX

Date
April 9, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

East Freeway & Federal Road, Houston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Houston Police
Vehicles Involved
Patrol Unit, Passenger Car
Road/Highway
East Freeway and Federal Rd
Injuries Sustained

Non-life-threatening injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Patrol unit blocking traffic due to a stalled 18-wheeler was rear-ended by another vehicle


What Happened

Two officers are recovering following a collision that injured them both at East Freeway and Federal Rd in Houston, TX on April 9th, 2024. Officials say it happened around 8:15 p.m., as the officers sat parked in a patrol unit being used to block traffic from a disabled 18-wheeler. Reports say their patrol unit was rear ended by another vehicle, and both officers were hospitalized for treatment of injuries believed to be non-life-threatening in nature. There were no other reported injuries, according to reports, and additional information was not available.

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