Police: Texting teen involved in wreck with fire truck

Police say a texting teen was involved in a wreck with a fire truck in west Houston.

May 21, 2010 9:44:42 AM PDT
One firefighter was hurt overnight when the truck he was riding in T-boned a car on the west side. Several officers were on the scene at the Katy Freeway and Highway 99 after the wreck, looking into who was at fault. They say the 18-year-old driver of a car was texting, ran a red light and was hit on the passenger side by the fire truck.

The teen was taken to Katy Memorial Hospital and is listed as stable.

The firefighters suffered minor injuries, and was treated and released.


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