Prisoner killed, 2 deputies taken to hospital after crash with suspected drunk driver

Posted at 6:38 AM, Jul 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-22 07:40:56-04

HOUSTON, TX — Two Harris County deputies are injured after a suspected drunk driver hit their vehicle.

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said the crash happened at 13199 Westpark Drive in Houston.

At the time of the crash, the two deputies were transporting a prisoner to a county jail. The prisoner was pronounced dead.

Both deputies were transported to a hospital with fractures.