News: 3 HPD officers, 2 others injured after possible carjacking in N Houston
Posted on Saturday, October 30th, 2021 at 4:04 pm
HOUSTON, TX – Three police officers and two other people were hospitalized following a pursuit of suspects of an alleged carjacking in the north Houston area early this morning.
According to KHOU, the collision happened near the intersection of Irvington Boulevard and E Crosstimbers Street at around 1 a.m., after Houston Police officers spotted a vehicle that had been reported stolen about fifteen minutes before. Suspects reportedly failed to pull over after the officers signaled for a traffic stop.
After a few seconds, the suspects are said to have crashed into an unrelated driver and then into the three patrol vehicles.
Three HPD officers and two suspects were hospitalized with non-critical injuries.
The innocent driver was not hurt in the collision.
Three people were taken into police custody and authorities are searching for a fourth person in connection with the possible carjacking.
The incident remains under investigation at this time.
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