HOUSTON - A Houston Police officer is recovering after being hit by a pickup truck while he was directing traffic.
It happened around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Texas and Avenue De Las Americas.
Investigators said the officer was directing traffic as the crowd left Minute Maid Park after a game between the Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves.
The driver of a pickup truck didn't see the officers commands and ran into him.
The officer was taken to the hospital in stable condition.
The driver was not intoxicated and received a traffic ticket.
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