2 HPD officers taken to hospital after accident in NE Houston

HOUSTON – Two Houston police officers were taken to the hospital after an accident around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in northeast Houston.

Three vehicles were involved in the crash in the 9400 block of Homestead Road, near Tidwell Road.

Investigators said the officers were in one patrol car eastbound on Tidwell with lights and sirens on while responding to a call.

When the patrol car slowed down at the intersection of Homestead and slowly proceeded through the light, it was struck by another vehicle.

The cruiser then spun around and two other vehicles were struck.

A female officer was transported with a leg injury and the other officer was taken as a precautionary measure.

There is no word on other injuries at this time.

The drivers of the other vehicles remained at the scene, but there is no word if anyone will be cited.