HPD: Officer injured after intoxicated driver slams into police car in N. Houston

HOUSTON --- An intoxicated driver slammed into an HPD patrol unit in northwest Houston Saturday morning, according to the Houston Police Department.

The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. on the 610 North Loop near Airline Drive.

According to police, as an officer attempted  to help clear the way for a stalled vehicle to be towed away, a driver of a silver Toyota slammed into the back end of the HPD unit, causing it to spin.

Police say the officer suffered from minor injuries and the driver of the Toyota was transported to the hospital in stable condition.