A Houston Police officer is recovering after walking away from a crash involving an 18-wheeler.
It happened just after 8 p.m. Monday on the I-45 service road and Cavalcade.
Police say the officer was headed to a call when the 18-wheeler slammed into the patrol car.
The officer was able to get out of the car just before it burst into flames.
The officer suffered a wrist injury and was taken to the hospital to be checked out.
The truck driver was not hurt.
Police are investigating who was at fault.