1 injured in officer-involved car crash


HOUSTON – A driver was taken to an area hospital after an officer-involved collision in west Houston Saturday.

Investigators said the driver did not yield the right of way to a Houston police SUV at a stop sign near the intersection of Eldridge Parkway and Rincon Drive.

The SUV slammed into the driver's side of the car, police said.

The driver suffered minor injuries, but the officer was not hurt, police said.

Investigators say the the driver had not been drinking, police said.