Driver exiting freeway slams into officer's squad car

Police said a driver hit an officer's vehicle while trying to exit off the Gulf Freeway overnight.

February 2, 2011 8:33:50 AM PST
A Houston police officer became trapped in her car overnight after a collision on the Gulf Freeway. Investigators say the officer was driving on the service road when she was hit by a car exiting the freeway near Wynbrook. The officer called for help, and other officers freed her from her squad car. The officer and a passenger in the other car were taken to the hospital for evaluation.

The driver of the second car was ticketed for an unsafe lane change.