HPD officer taken to hospital after 3-vehicle crash

July 10, 2011 8:11:21 PM PDT
A Houston police officer was in the hospital Sunday night after an accident on the south side of town. It happened around 9pm Sunday on Texas 288 at Yellowstone Blvd.

Details surrounding the accident were unclear late Sunday, but officials said three cars were involved. All three vehicles sustained heavy damage.

One of those vehicles was a Houston police cruiser. The officer was injured. She was taken to Memorial Hermann to be treated, but officials said her injuries were not life-threatening.

There is no word on the conditions of the other people involved in the crash.