HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A Waller County constable was injured after he was involved in two-vehicle accident with a suspected drunk driver on the Grand Parkway overnight.
According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, it happened just after 11 p.m. Tuesday when a white BMW was heading south on Highway 99 and struck the plastic barrels protecting the end of a concrete barrier that goes over a bayou.
This happened about a mile south of FM 529.
Investigators said this caused the BMW to roll over in front of a black Chevrolet Tahoe that was traveling in the next lane. That second vehicle was being driven by a constable from Waller County.
The constable crashed into the BMW and spun out hitting the wall, investigators said.
According to deputies on scene, the 27-year-old male driver of the BMW appeared to be intoxicated, and he was taken by Life Flight in critical condition to a local hospital.
The constable was taken to the hospital in stable condition and was complaining of pain in his legs.