Liberty County deputy injured in west Houston crash

HOUSTON – A Liberty County deputy was injured Tuesday in a crash in west Houston.

The crash was reported about 5:50 a.m. on the westbound side of Interstate 10 Katy Freeway at Kirkwood Road.

According to Houston police, a car hit another car on the freeway and the second car hit the deputy’s motorcycle.

Police said the deputy skidded about 500 feet down the freeway, but his injuries were not life-threatening.

It was not immediately clear if the deputy was on duty at the time of the crash.

Several lanes of the freeway were blocked as investigators work to determine what caused the crash.

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