Precinct 5 deputy constable rear-ended on I-10 by suspected drunk driver

The Houston Chronicle and Click2Houston.com are reporting a two-car rear-end collision on I-10 early this morning, Wednesday May 4, 2011. The deputy constable had pulled over another motorist on I-10 when a car carrying two passengers slammed into the back of her patrol car. The wreck happened around 3:00AM on I-10 near Gessner according to HPD. The deputy, whose name has not been released, was rushed from the accident scene to Memorial Hermann in the medical center: specifics regarding her injuries were not available. The officer was sitting in her stopped patrol car when she was struck. The car originally stopped by the deputy was pulled over for a tail light defect. The cause of the accident is under investigation, but the driver of the car that hit the deputy is suspected of drunk driving.

Damage to a precinct 5 deputy constable's patrol car, rear-ended on I-10 by a suspected drunk driver

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