Separate crashes on Hwy 249 and I-45 North contain Harris County deputies


HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — Two Harris County deputies have been despatched to the hospital after separate crashes on afternoon Wednesday afternoon.

Truck hits sheriff’s deputy on Freeway 249

The primary of the 2 incidents was reported simply earlier than 2 p.m. on northbound Freeway 249 at Spring Cypress Street in northwest Harris County.

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A deputy was concerned in a crash with an 18-wheeler, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez mentioned.

“Deputy is being transported to a hospital in essential situation,” Gonzalez tweeted. “Please maintain our deputy in your prayers.”

Different particulars of the crash, together with what led to the collision, weren’t instantly disclosed.

SkyEye was over the scene and captured the mangled wreckage of a Harris County Sheriff’s Workplace unit on one shoulder and a giant rig stopped on the opposite.

The crash’s site visitors affect includes all northbound mainlanes and one southbound mainlane, in accordance with Houston TranStar.

Bike officer falls on I-45 North

Gonzalez additionally needed to tackle particulars of one other crash that occurred about half-hour after the Freeway 249 incident.

A deputy on a bike had fallen off on northbound I-45 North Freeway simply earlier than the Woodlands Parkway. Houston TranStar verified the crash at 2:30 p.m.

Luckily, the deputy on this different incident was not as critically injured.

“The (motorbike) deputy has been transported to a hospital in honest situation,” Gonzalez tweeted.

Particulars of this incident have been additionally not instantly elaborated. A proper lane and two middle lanes have been impacted, Houston TranStar states.

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