Private school bus runs stop sign and injures off duty HPD sergeant

An HPD sergeant on his way to work was injured in a collision with a private school bus, is reporting. The collision happened in East Houston around 2:00PM today in the 7900 block of Harrisburg Boulevard. The sergeant was injured when his pickup truck hit a private school bus that ran a stop sign. The injured police officer was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where fortunately his injuries were reported as being non life threatening.

HPD sergeant driving his pickup truck to work was hurt in a collision with a private school bus that ran a stop sign

A quick review of the Smith & Hassler blog archive will show all too many instances where a police officer has been injured in a car accident.  Over the years Smith & Hassler has represented men and women from the law enforcement community injured due to the negligence or gross negligence of other drivers. Insurance adjusters know that police officers typically are good witnesses on their own behalf and do well before Harris County juries, so many times insurance companies try to settle police officers’ injury claims cheap and early.  Law enforcement is a physically demanding career and officers need to be able to work free of injury.  If you or a friend are in law enforcement and have been injured in a car accident, motorcycle accident, pedestrian accident or truck accident, call the personal injury attorneys at Smith & Hassler for a free consultation.