HPD officer involved in wreck on city's south side

May 18, 2011 6:43:24 AM PDT
A Houston police officer was involved in an accident on the city's south side overnight. Police said the officer was headed northbound on Highway 288 at Southmore when a vehicle cut in front of him.

The officer swerved to miss the car and ended up hitting a guardrail, investigators said.

The patrol car had major damage, but the officer was not injured.