Chief of METRO Police Department caused traffic accident in southeast Houston

Chief of METRO Police Department caused traffic accident in southeast Houston

Credit: METRO PD website

Chief of METRO Police Department caused traffic accident in southeast Houston

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on October 31, 2013 at 12:23 PM

HOUSTON -- The chief of the METRO Police Department was found at fault in a traffic accident that happened in southeast Houston on Sunday, the department confirmed.

Chief Victor Rodriguez was off duty and traveling to the store in a fleet vehicle when he collided with another motorist in the 11700 block of Bogey Way at Scarsdale around 4 p.m.

The driver in the car struck by the chief was injured when the airbag deployed.

Rodriguez’s vehicle was inoperable after the collision. He was accused of failing to yield the right of way.

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