Off-Duty Officer Injured in Pedestrian Accident on Richmond Avenue in Houston

Off-Duty Officer Injured in Pedestrian Accident on Richmond Avenue in Houston

Off-Duty Officer Injured in Houston Pedestrian Accident at Richmond Avenue and Post Oak Boulevard
Houston, Texas (May 21, 2019) – An off-duty officer was injured on Sunday in a pedestrian accident at an intersection in Houston, a local news source reported.
The accident took place on Sunday, May 19, at the intersection of Richmond Avenue and Post Oak Boulevard.
As per the report, the officer was directing traffic when he was hit by a vehicle.
The officer was taken to Southwest Memorial Hospital for treatment.
No further details were provided.
An investigation is ongoing.

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