One person hospitalized after suspected drunk driver crashes into patrol cars
Posted on Sunday, February 7th, 2021 at 10:27 pm
HUMBLE, TX – One person was injured when a driver suspected of driving under the influence collided with two Sheriff’s deputies’ vehicles in Humble early this morning, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.
While assisting a stranded motorist at 12916 N Eastex Fwy, two unoccupied patrol cars with activated emergency lights, were struck by a suspected intoxicated driver. No deputies injured, one person has been transported to the hospital. #HouNews pic.twitter.com/ebfKud0LSu
— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) February 7, 2021
The crash occurred at 12916 N Eastex Freeway at about 6:10 a.m., when two vacant patrol vehicles were struck by a driver.
The emergency lights were reportedly on at the time of the crash.
One person, whose identity was not immediately released, was taken to the hospital with undisclosed wounds.
No Sheriff’s deputies were hurt in the crash.
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