HPD officer injured in accident on Highway 290

HPD officer injured in accident on Highway 290

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An officer was injured when his patrol car was struck from behind on Highway 290 late Thursday, the Houston Police Department said. According to police at the scene, it happened around 9 p.m. near Langfield road just north of Pinemont Drive.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on July 26, 2013 at 6:25 AM

Updated Friday, Jul 26 at 7:48 AM

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HOUTON –- An officer was injured when his patrol car was struck from behind on Highway 290 late Thursday, the Houston Police Department said.

According to police at the scene, it happened around 9 p.m. near Langfield road just north of Pinemont Drive.

Officers said the patrol car was stopped with its lights on, blocking the exit lane for a disabled vehicle. The officer was still in the patrol car when it was struck from behind by an SUV.

Both the officer and the driver of the SUV were sent to the hospital in stable condition.

No other injuries were reported.

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