Woman dancing in HOV lane in north Houston causes officer to wreck

A woman dancing in an HOV lane caused an HPD officer to crash into a guardrail.

July 31, 2012 7:39:13 AM PDT
Police say an officer had to swerve to avoid a woman who was dancing in the middle of the road overnight.

The officer crashed while swerving on the North Freeway near New Haven. Investigators say several officers tried stopping the woman when she was dancing in the HOV lane.

Police say she ran across the northbound feeder. An officer swerved to avoid her and crashed into a guardrail. The squad car suffered minor damage.

Charges against the woman are pending.