Police officer injured in hit-and-run accident near Beltway

Channel 2 is reporting that a HPD officer was injured in a car accident around 5:00 a.m. this morning at the intersection of Beltway 8 and South Post Oak. The officer was responding to an emergency call to assist another officer with lights and siren activated when another driver hit the officer’s car. The car driven by the other person caught fire a few blocks from where the accident happened and the driver fled the scene on foot. Houston Police Department said the officer suffered minor injuries. Hopefully she will recover soon and be back to work.

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