An officer was blocking traffic for a tow truck that was loading a broken down vehicle on the Southwest Freeway around 5:15 a.m. when the suspect rear ended the police cruiser in a red Ford Focus, Fox 26 Houston reports.
One officer suffered a concussion and another suffered minor injuries. Both were transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The 39-year-old suspect was charged with intoxication assault, according to Fox 26 Houston. His identity has not been released by police.
Separately, another suspected drunk driver crashed into a Houston police officer's vehicle and another woman's car around 3:00 a.m. in northwest Houston.
The officer was uninjured and the woman was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect was charged with driving while intoxicated.