Houston–Officer Injured Following North Freeway Collision
Posted on Friday, February 8th, 2019 at 12:12 am
According to a news source, a Houston Police Department motorcycle officer was hospitalized after getting involved in an accident on North Freeway, Thursday morning.
Based on a preliminary investigation, the wreck took place at around 5:30 a.m. in a dangerous curve of the freeway. An officer who was riding a motorcycle was patrolling the highway when a yet-to-be-identified vehicle suddenly swerved in from of him. The police rider took corrective action, lost control, and eventually crashed into a wall. The impact of the collision sent the rider off his bike.
The officer was rushed to Memorial Hermann Hospital for treatment. He suffered unknown injuries from the impact but was conscious as he was being transported to the hospital.
Police say that the vehicle who cut the officer off did not stop to render aid to the victim.
No identification has been released as of this writing.
Our deepest sympathies to the victim of this unfortunate event. We strongly believe that the Houston Police Department will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
Injuries caused by vehicle collisions can vary from crash to crash. Some injuries may heal within a span of days while others could paralyze a victim’s body for a month. The most commonly known car accident injuries include neck and chest and head and back injuries. Broken and ligament damages are also quite common.
Being a victim of a collision is an overwhelming experience. If you are a passenger in a car involved in crash, the first thing you should do is seek medical attention for yourself and anyone who needs it. After this, you’ll want to alert your insurance provider regarding damages or injuries you sustained from the collision. To submit a claim, you would need to gather documents supporting your claim. These may include a video of the scene or a photograph of the damages to the vehicles, police reports stating the facts of the accident, and medical records indicating the severity of your injury, to name a few.