Officer Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash at Trimmier Road and Stan Schlueter Loop in Killeen; Tajuan Carvell Brooks Arrested

Officer Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash at Trimmier Road and Stan Schlueter Loop in Killeen; Tajuan Carvell Brooks Arrested

Police Officer Injured in Killeen Two-Vehicle Crash at Trimmier Road and Stan Schlueter Loop; Tajuan Carvell Brooks Arrested

Killeen, Texas (March 6, 2021) – A police officer was injured Thursday night in a hit-and-run crash in Killeen, according to a local news source.

The crash happened around 9:25 p.m., March 4, at the intersection of Trimmier Road and Stan Schlueter Loop.

Authorities said a Killeen police sergeant was driving northbound on Trimmier Road when they entered the intersection with a green light. 

Tajuan Carvell Brooks, 43, was driving a stolen Dodge Charger westbound on Stan Schlueter Loop when he ran a red light at the intersection and crashed into the patrol unit.

The sergeant sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the crash.

Brooks fled the scene after the crash. He was later found and arrested for a false report to a police officer. He was being held at the Killeen City Jail and has been charged with an accident involving injury-fail to stop and render aid.

The crash remains under investigation.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

While there are many causes of car accidents, the most common reasons of driver negligence include driver inattention; cell phone use; texting and driving; speeding; fatigue; failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign or private drive; running a red light; and driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs,” Attorney Joel A. Gordon said. Mr. Gordon believes that an independent investigation is important. An Attorney will help obtain the crash report, secure accident photos, interview witnesses, and create a claim.

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