On Thursday afternoon a Houston Police Officer was injured on the job in an accident with an 18 wheeler. At approximately 3:00 p.m. a police officer with the Houston Police Department was en route, responding to a call for assistance from another officer. The responding officer was in northeastern Houston, in the 5500 block of North Wayside, when the accident occurred. Details are somewhat vague as to exactly how the incident happened; however, both the police officer and driver of the 18-wheeler were transported to a local hospital. It is believed that both the officer who was injured and the driver of the 18-wheeler are expected to make a full recovery. Any job can have its risks and procedures in place to minimize the chances of injury do to those risks. When the unexpected happens or those safety procedures fail and you are injured as a result, it is time to contact professionals for assistance. Our offices specialize in workman’s comp as well as personal injure, wrongful death and even medical injury. Our attorneys are experts in these fields and can provide you with sound legal advice and assist you in pursuing your claim. Please call us for your free consultation twenty four hours a day, seven days a week or contact us by email.