HPD officer injured in wreck on US-290


HOUSTON – A crash involving a Houston police officer and another vehicle has closed the eastbound lanes of US-290 Northwest at between Antoine and 43rd Street.

The cause of the crash is unknown.

The officer, who was on a motorcycle, was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital with minor cuts and bruises. 

It is unknown how many people were in the other vehicle or if anyone was injured.

Commuters are advised to plan ahead and expect delays. Hempstead or the Beltway can be used as alternate routes.

The freeway is expected to reopen at 7 a.m.

Follow Jennifer Reyna and KPRC 2 News for the latest traffic updates.