HOUSTON - A Houston police officer was lucky to escape with only minor injuries after a pickup slammed into his patrol car early Saturday morning.
The officer was directing traffic around an accident at about 4 a.m. on Highway 290 when the pickup slammed into his patrol car. The officer was inside the car at the time, but again wasn’t seriously hurt.
The driver of the pickup was taken to the hospital. He faces charges since the officer believes that driver was drunk.