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Homeless Man Ends Up with Broken Legs after Accident

indexAn accident involving a homeless man and possibly an undercover narcotics police officer has left the man with broken legs late Tuesday night.

According to a spokesperson with the Houston Police Department, the accident occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of Commerce near Chartes.

The undercover narcotics officer was driving in a city-assigned pickup truck and was turning onto Commerce from Chartres when a homeless man walked out in front of his vehicle.

The undercover officer, unable to avoid hitting the pedestrian, struck him with the pickup truck that he was driving.

The pedestrian was transported by ambulance to an area hospital and is currently listed in stable condition with possible broken legs.

No further information regarding the incident has been released.

No matter what form of transportation you take, it is possible to have an accident. Accidents that happen that involve police or city vehicles are more common than most people believe. While no one sets out on the road with the intention of being at the wrong place at the wrong time, even officers of the law can get into accidents that cause serious or even fatal accidents.

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