Officer wrecks car following tire blowout

April 4, 2008 3:56:42 AM PDT
A Houston police officer wrecked his squad car and took out the traffic lights at an intersection in southwest Houston. Police say the officer was responding to a call, when his front tire blew out, causing him to crash into a traffic light control box at the intersection. At last check, the traffic lights at Bissonnet and Wilcrest were still blinking red.

The officer was not hurt.

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