Driver crashes into stopped police car in Stafford

Driver crashes into stopped police car in Stafford

Credit: KHOU

The incident happened shortly before midnight near Murphy Road and Cash Road.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on August 29, 2013 at 8:00 AM

Updated Thursday, Aug 29 at 8:03 AM

STAFFORD, Texas – A Missouri City Police Department officer was sent to the hospital Wednesday night after a passing driver struck his patrol car, police said.

The incident happened shortly before midnight near Murphy Road and Cash Road.

Missouri City PD said the officer was in the City of Stafford assisting with a road closure when a driver struck his car. The officer suffered minor injuries. The driver at-fault in the crash was not hurt, police said.

The driver told officers he saw that he had a green light but failed to notice the police car, which had its lights on, stopped in the intersection.

Missouri City PD was in Stafford assisting with traffic following a fatal collision between a cyclist and a train along Highway 90.

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