The Harris County Sheriff's Office said the crash happened at 7:40 p.m. on Monday. The crash involved a Motorist Assistance Program unit that was hit by another vehicle.
Traffic investigators are on the scene of a crash involving a Motorist Assistance Program (MAP) unit. The MAP unit was struck by another vehicle while on the shoulder of the I-10 freeway near Barbara Mae St. #hounews pic.twitter.com/qcOmty37W0— HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) March 30, 2021
The deputy and the driver of the vehicle were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Some of the westbound lanes on I-10 were temporarily closed as authorities worked to clear the scene, but have since reopened.
It is unclear what led to the crash.