HOUSTON -

A woman is recovering after a Houston police officer hit her car.

Houston police said the crash happened on Antoine at the Northwest Freeway around 1 a.m. Monday.

Investigators said the officer was responding to a call to backup another officer and lost control.

The patrol car skidded and then swerved into a Mazda that was stopped at a red light.

The woman inside the Mazda was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The officer was not hurt.