HOUSTON - Police searched early Friday for a pickup driver who ran away after allegedly running a red light and slamming into a car at a southwest Houston intersection.

One person was injured.

The crash happened around midnight Thursday along the Southwest Freeway at W. Sam Houston Parkway.

Police said a gray Dodge pickup traveling southbound on the frontage road ran a red light and crashed into a silver Lexus CT. The driver of the pickup ran away.

An ambulance was called to the scene to transport the Lexus driver to the hospital. He suffered a broken leg and other minor injuries, police said.

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