HOUSTON -- Police said a suspected burglar crashed his pickup into a train crossing in the Greater East End, leaving behind his female passenger who was injured in the crash.
It happened around 1:30 a.m. on Canal near 65th Street, officers with the Houston Police Department said Friday.
Police responded to a burglary alarm in the area when the found the suspect crashed his Dodge pickup through the arms of a railroad crossing. The impact damaged the truck, so the suspect jumped out and ran.
In the vehicle was his female passenger, who suffered a broken leg and was taken to the hospital.
HPD said an investigation is still underway.