HPD officers hurt after accident with pickup truck on Scott Street

A collision last night on Scott Street has left two HPD officers injured.  The officers were responding to a burglary call at around 9:30pm and were driving with emergency lights and sirens in operation. The police car was heading northbound on Scott Street when a man in a pickup truck pulled in front of them and they were unable to avoid the collision. The police car struck a tree after the initial crash with the truck.  The officers were taken to Memorial Hermann hospital for treatment.

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