HPD squad car involved in wreck with big rig

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HOUSTON - A Houston police officer was hospitalized after a crash with a big rig in northeast Houston.

The accident happened on Hanna Street and Eastland Street. The 18 wheeler smashed into the HPD squad car.

Witnesses tell us the HPD officer was responding to a call when the accident happened. It's not yet clear which driver was at fault.

The officer and the truck driver were rushed to a local hospital. Both were taken with non-life threatening injuries, but there is no word on their current condition.

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