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Drier air moves in for today. Still a very hot afternoon expected. Temps in the mid 90's. A dry weekend is in store with mid and upper 90's. We'll start to see rain chances return by Monday. But we start the week off in the upper 90's. More rain through mid week will drop our afternoon highs down to the lower 90's through Wednesday.
Beaumont officer involved in crash
BREAKING NEWS: A Beaumont policeman was involved in a two-car accident. The officer and the other driver were both injured.
It happened at MLK and Florida Avenue in Beaumont, around 2 a.m. Sunday. Investigators at the scene said an officer was driving south on MLK responding to a fight at the Getaway at 5750 MLK.
A 24-year old driver from Beaumont in a Camaro was driving north on MLK. The driver of the Camaro attempted to turn left onto Jim Gilligan Way at the intersection.
Investigators say as the patrol unit moved into the intersection, the patrol car and the Camaro collided.
First responders took both the officer and the driver of the Camaro to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
An investigator at the scene told KFDM that the other driver is in stable condition. Stay with KFDM News for updates.