HOUSTON - One motorist is dead and two officers were taken to the hospital following an afternoon crash in Houston.
Houston police said the crash occurred at 7300 Ley Road around 3:35 p.m. Saturday.
Authorities said the crash involved a HPD patrol vehicle and a male motorist.
It was initially reported three officers were injured, however, Asst. Chief Tien, clarified during a news briefing that the patrol unit only had two officers inside.
Tien said the officers were responding to a weapons disturbance and were traveling westbound on the 7300 block of Ley Road while the male motorist was traveling southbound on Darien leaving a stop sign.
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The male motorist was pronounced dead, authorities said.
The officers were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
It's unclear what led up to the crash as authorities are still investigating.