Accident in Bangs sends three to hospital, including police officer

POSTED: 10:43 PM Apr 29 2013   UPDATED: 12:38 PM Apr 30 2013
Bangs Accident
BANGS, Texas -

An accident in Bangs sent three -- including a police officer -- to a hospital Monday.

The crash occurred about 3 p.m. on U.S. Highway 67/84.

According to local law enforcement, a couple driving in a Buick sedan pulled out in front of a Bangs police officer. The officer could not avoid hitting the sedan.

The patrol car struck the sedan on the passenger side door.

The passenger in the sedan was taken by helicopter to San Angelo. The driver and the police officer were taken to the Brownwood Regional Medical Center.