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Two Houston Police Officers Injured In Drunk Driving Incident

It was a close call for two police officers, overnight.

A suspected drunk driver veered toward two officers, who were responding to a single vehicle accident on the Newcastle ramp off the southwest freeway.

Police say one of the officers fell 16 feet off the ramp, to an access road below. The second officer is reported to have also gone over the ledge, holding on to the side of the ramp.

Both officers were taken to the hospital, and are expected to be ok.

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