A car accident involving a police officer early Thursday morning may have been caused by slick roads.
A Houston police officer responding to a call was driving northbound on Hillcroft near Unity in southwest Houston about 4:40 a.m.
According to the officer, when he tried to go around a car that suddenly slowed down, he swerved on the wet road, slid sideways and hit a small tree.
The front of the car was damaged.
No other vehicles were involved in the wreck.
No injuries were reported.