Officer slams squad car into apartment

HOUSTON The accident happened at midnight on Hollister and Hammerly. It appears the officer misjudged a curve in the road. The car skidded across the grassy median into oncoming traffic. She later slammed into a metal fence at an apartment complex.

The car finally came to a stop against the wall of a downstairs unit. No one was in the apartment at the time.

The officer went to the hospital, complaining of back pain. Speed may have been a factor in the crash.

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