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Crash involving HPD unit forces SW Freeway closure

The crash within the southbound lanes Sunday morning was the second involving a police automobile in Houston in a single day.

HOUSTON — A serious crash involving a Houston Police Department automobile Sunday morning pressured the closure of the southbound lanes of the Southwest Freeway.

It occurred simply round 5 a.m. close to Beechnut and concerned three autos, in accordance with Houston TransStar.

While it wasn’t clear what led to the crash, witnesses on the scene stated the HPD cruiser caught hearth after the impression.

There was no instant phrase on any accidents.

The crash on Southwest Freeway was at the least the second within the space involving legislation enforcement.

An HPD officer was on their strategy to a name in north Houston simply earlier than 3 a.m. when one other automobile crashed into their cruiser at Airline Drive and Little York.

The officer was not damage in that crash, and one individual was taken to a hospital with what authorities stated have been non-life threatening accidents. The driver within the crash was taken into custody on suspicion of DWI.

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