HPD officer rushed to hospital after wreck in NE Houston

A Houston police officer was taken to the hospital after she was involved in a wreck in northeast Houston.

HOUSTON - A Houston police officer was taken to the hospital after she was involved in a wreck in northeast Houston.

The crash happened at Homestead and Tidwell around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday evening. Officials say the officers were headed to a call, driving eastbound on Tidwell in the rain with lights and sirens. When they approached the intersection, authorities say they slowed down and were T-boned by a car.

Officials say three vehicles were involved in the crash, including the officer’s unit. They say the officer in the driver's seat indicated his partner in the passenger seat needed EMS. The injured officer was transported to the hospital by a police escort. Her partner was transported to the hospital as a precaution.

Officials say the officer's injuries are non-life-threatening.

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