HOUSTON A Houston Police Department officer was injured in a wreck with an 18-wheeler in northeast Houston Thursday, officials said.

The accident happened at about 3:15 p.m. in the 5500 block of North Wayside as the officer was responding to a call for help from another officer.

The officer and the driver of the 18-wheeler were transported to a hospital.

We're told they are both expected to be OK.

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