Posted on June 27, 2012 at 10:32 AM
Wednesday, Jun 27 at 11:08 AM
HOUSTON—A Houston police officer was taken to the hospital after slamming into an unlicensed driver in the Galleria area early Wednesday.
The female officer was traveling through a green light eastbound on Westheimer around 12:15 a.m. when a Chevy Avalanche pickup truck pulled in front of her.
The pickup truck had been driving south on Post Oak when the driver made a left on Westheimer, causing the officer to strike the truck.
The officer was transported to Hermann Hospital in stable condition, while the man driving the pickup truck was taken into custody.
Police said he was not intoxicated, but had no license, no identification and no insurance.