Undercover Officer Involved Crash With Injuries

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DATE/TIME OF INCIDENT: 11-09-17 10:30 PM
LOCATION: N. Wayside at 7800 BLK of Ley Rd
CITY: Houston
INCIDENT DETAILS:

  1. At approximately 10:30 HFD, HPD were dispatched to the 7800 BLK of Ley Rd cross street N. Wayside rd for an office involved crash.
  2. Upon arrival, and undercover officer driving a white Ford Explorer was found with head and arm injuries; officer sustained a concussion, shoulder and arm injuries.
  3. Undercover Officer was transported to Memorial Hermann Greater Heights By HFD EMS
  4. Suspected was found with slurred speech and believed under the influence of alcohol or drugs; suspect was transported to  LBJ.
  5. Suspected will be checked by a DWI Unit where he will be later charged and processed at HPD Central.
  6. It appears officer was traveling west on Ley Rd, while the suspect was traveling North on N. Wayside; suspecte ran the red light striking the unmarked unit on the front driver side.
  7. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage totaling both vehicles
  8. Sgt Jose Salazar with HPD, declined to be interviewed on camera but gave a sound-bite disclosing the details surrounding the accident and condition of the Undercover Officer; soundbite at the end of video.

VICTIM INFORMATION: N/A
SUSPECT INFORMATION: Transported To LBJ Hospital
HANDLING AGENCIES: HPD
SOT(s): Sound Given By SGT. Jose Salazar
ADDITIONAL: N/A