Driver hits officer helping motorist on the Eastex Freeway
Posted on Friday, March 26th, 2021 at 2:00 pm
HOUSTON, TX – A driver hit an officer helping a motorist alongside the Eastex Freeway this afternoon, the Houston Police Department reports.
Traffic Alert: Officers are on scene of a crash on the inbound lanes of 59 Eastex Fwy at Crosstimbers after a driver, possibly impaired, struck a Metro PD motorcycle & a vehicle.
— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) March 26, 2021
The driver crashed into a Metro Police Department officer’s motorcycle and a nearby vehicle at the Eastex Freeway’s intersection with Crosstimbers. The officer was assisting a motorist at the time of the crash.
The officer and the individual he was helping were not injured. The driver, suspected of being prepared, was arrested following the incident.