HPD officer Jerry Flores critically injured after golf car accident, doing better

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A Houston police officer was critically injured in a golf cart crash.

A Houston police officer who was critically injured after falling out of a golf cart is doing better.

Jerry Flores' family says his organs are stable and his brain swelling has gone down.

Sources tell ABC13 officer Jerry Flores was at the tournament benefiting the Thin Blue Line Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club when the accident happened.

Another officer was driving a golf cart when Flores lost his balance and fell.

Sources say he hit his head and suffered a skull fracture. He was taken to Cy-Fair Medical Center.

Flores was off-duty at the time.

The president of the Houston Police Officers' Union tweeted asking for prayers and saying that a blood drive will be organized for Flores soon.

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