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Police officer struck by vehicle

HOUSTON, TX – KHOU reports a Houston police officer was struck by a SUV as the driver attempted to get away on May 30.

The incident happened near the Emancipation and Jefferson intersection.

According to police, several men were recording a YouTube video in a parking lot when another male stranger tried to get in the video. When they asked the male stranger to leave, he pulled out a piece of wood with a nail in it and hit one of the men on the head and proceeded to also hit his vehicle.

Houston police noticed the incident from a far while they patrolled the downtown protestors.

When the suspect noticed the authorities rushing over, the male got back in his SUV and drove through the officers, hitting one and sending her six to eight feet in the air.

The officer is now recovering in the hospital and is expected to be OK.

The man who was hit by the board is also expected to be OK, he just had bruising on his head.

The hit-and-run driver is in custody.

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Woman loses arm in possible street racing accident

HOUSTON, TX – According to KHOU, four people were injured in a possible street racing accident on Sunday.

Houston police have identified two men and two women who were inside a silver Camaro that was possibly struck by another vehicle on the Southwest Freeway. The Camaro drifted off the road due to the impact and smashed into construction equipment on the side of the road.

All four people involved in the accident are expected to live, however one woman lost her arm.

The driver mentioned that they had all just left a bar. Alcohol was also found inside the vehicle.

A witness had reported seeing the Camaro speeding and possibly racing another vehicle.

The cause of the accident is under investigation. A DWI investigation is underway as well.

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Five people hospitalized after two-vehicle accident

HOUSTON, TX – Five people have been hospitalized after a two-vehicle accident on Monday, according to KHOU.

The accident happened on Beltway 8 in southwest Houston just before 1 a.m.

According to Houston police, two individuals were trapped in one of the vehicles and firefighters had to extricate them.

All five individuals, including three teenagers were hospitalized. Their injuries are unknown.

It is unclear what caused the accident.

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On duty firefighter hit by vehicle

HOUSTON, TX – A female firefighter was hit by a vehicle on Wednesday morning, according to reports.

The firefighter was parked at the scene of a mobile home fire in the 14000 block of Walters Road. She was getting out of the fire truck when a driver came around and struck her.

She was transported to the hospital and has since been released and recovering.

Deputies said the driver that hit her has been cited.

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Deadly 18-wheeler accident kills one

HOUSTON, TX – Houston authorities say Tuesday morning’s rain contributed to the deadly car accident involving an 18-wheeler along North Loop East.

The victim, Donald Carter, 43, was in a silver Honda Accord when he exited the highway heading for Homestead Road.

Carter lost control of his vehicle and rear-ended an 18-wheeler that was parked on the shoulder.

Paramedics pronounced Carter dead at the scene.

The driver of the 18-wheeler did not suffer any injuries.

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Car crashes into hotel, killing two

HOUSTON, TX – According to sources, two people were killed after a car crashed into a hotel on Monday morning.

The car went off the road and crashed into the Super 8 Motel in northern Harris County near the North Freeway at around 1:45 a.m.

Investigators concluded that the vehicle flipped over on its side before slamming into the building.

It is unclear whether the two victims were staying at the hotel or in the car. The motel manager said both were in the sedan.

None of the employees in the hotel were injured, although a receptionist was at the front desk when the incident occurred.

The motel sprinklers prevented the fire from the accident from spreading.

The building suffered extensive damage.

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Scooter rider stuck and killed by truck

HOUSTON, TX – According to ABC 13, an individual riding a stand-up scooter was killed by colliding with a pick-up truck on Sunday night.

The accident happened at the intersection of Greens Road near North Chase.

Police said the stand-up scooters like the one the victim was riding are not allowed on the road.

The driver of the pick-up truck remained on the scene and cooperated with authorities.

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Intoxicated driver sends 4 people to hospital

HOUSTON, TX – A 7-year-old boy has suffered severe head injuries and is now in critical condition following a two-vehicle accident involving a drunk driver, KHOU reports.

The accident happened on Sunday night at approximately 9:25 p.m. in the 7800 block of Highway 6 at Pavilion Point.

Eighteen-year-old Kevin Lozano was driving a Nissan Altima when he failed to yield the right of away and turned in front of a Honda Accord occupied by two people.

Lozano attempted to run away from the scene, but was later brought back by witnesses.

Two other individuals were in the car with him, a 27-year-old female who was in the passenger seat and her 7-year-old son who was unrestrained in the back seat, according to police. Both of them had to be transported to the hospital by Life Flight.

The other two individuals in the Honda Accord were taken to the hospital by ambulance with injured limbs.

Lozano was uninjured and charged with four counts of failure to stop, render aid, and another four counts of intoxication assault.

Authorities are investigating where Lozano was drinking before the accident and who facilitated the help of him becoming intoxicated so they too can face charges.

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Car flies off highway due to speed racers

HOUSTON, TX – According to ABC 13, a pick up truck with a baby inside flew off the North Freeway on Thursday night due to speed racers.

The accident happened at around 10:20 p.m. when vehicles were trying to avoid the speed racers that were recklessly driving through traffic.

A pickup truck occupied by a woman, a man, and a baby flew off and fell 15 feet off the freeway onto the feeder road.

Another car caught on fire after it read-ended the pickup truck.

The man and baby inside the truck were not injured, but the woman is in the hospital.

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Man killed after crashing with 18-wheeler

HOUSTON, TX – A man died after colliding with a stalled 18-wheeler on Houston’s Southwest Freeway on Monday afternoon, according to My Texas Daily.

Authorities say that the driver of a disabled red tractor trailer came to a complete stop on the left shoulder in the 11100 block of the freeway at approximately 12:30 p.m.

The driver placed multiple warning signals along the yellow solid line for drivers to see.

A 58-year-old driver driving a silver Lexus failed to maintain single lane and struck the rear of the parked  18-wheeler.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene while the driver of the 18-wheeler was uninjured.

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