Driver arrested for DWI after running red light, getting into crash with HPD patrol vehicle, police say

Driver arrested for DWI after running red light, getting into crash with HPD patrol vehicle, police say
Driver arrested for DWI after running red light, getting into crash with HPD patrol vehicle, police say

HOUSTON – A woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated after running a red light and getting into a crash involving an HPD patrol vehicle, according to the Houston Police Department.

The crash occurred at approximately 12:22 a.m. at the intersection of W Airport Blvd and Fondren Road.

Investigators said the woman, who was driving a red truck, ran a red light, made a left turn and pulled out in front of an HPD patrol vehicle who had a green light. The patrol vehicle struck the truck.

The woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated. Her passenger, a child, was not injured in the crash.

The officers involved did not sustain any injuries in the crash.


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