METRO officer injured in accident

HOUSTON - A METRO police officer was injured after crashing into another vehicle near downtown Houston.  

It happened around 5:30 a.m. near the intersection of Hamilton and Grey.

Houston police said the METRO officer was driving on Hamilton when another vehicle ran a red light. The officer tried to swerve, but crashed into the vehicle.

Officials said the officer was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.

No word yet on any charges in this incident. Police say their investigation is ongoing.

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