Houston police officer involved in major accident

Driver crashes into officer's patrol car

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HOUSTON - A Houston police officer is recovering after investigators say he was involved in a major accident on Highway 290 at Hollister Road in northwest Harris County.

Investigators said around 4 a.m. Saturday, the officer was trying to block traffic because of another accident, when a pickup truck hit his patrol car.

Both the officer and the driver of the truck were taken to the hospital.

No word if the driver faces any charges.

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