HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A sheriff's deputy was injured in a crash late Sunday in the north Harris County area, according to investigators.
It happened in the 2000 block of Hopper Road near Aldine Westfield at 8:05 p.m. It was the second crash involving an officer to happen over the weekend.
Investigators said the sheriff's deputy was driving through a greenlight in the eastbound lanes of Hopper Road when they were hit by a Chevy Equinox traveling in the westbound lanes.
Both vehicles had the greenlight, but they said
They said the civilian driver was trying to make a left turn onto Aldine Westfield but failed to yield the right of way.
The officer was taken to Houston Northwest Hospital with minor injuries.
The at-fault driver and passenger – both described as women in their 20s – were taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital. Deputies said they’re expected to be OK.
HCSO said the deputy was headed to a DWI call when the crash happened. The case is still under investigated but it doesn’t seem alcohol played a role.
Later in the night, the sheriff's office confirmed a Precinct 4 constable deputy was involved in a deadly accident along Beltway 8 in northwest Harris County.
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