An SUV driven by a former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Brian Iwuh rear-ended a stopped fire truck in southwest Houston early Monday morning.
A Houston firefighter was hurt after the Range Rover slammed into the back of a fire truck, police said.
Crash scene investigators said the fire truck was stopped with its lights and sirens on around 2 a.m. while helping a disabled motorist.
Police confirmed to WJXT's sister station in Houston, KPRC, that Iwuh was driving the black SUV. He was trapped in the vheicle and had to be cut out before being transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital. The extent of his injuries was not known as of midday Monday.
The injured firefighter was hospitalized with minor injuries.
Iwhu, 29, was born in Houston. He went to the University of Colorado and played for the Jacksonville Jaguars for four seasons. He was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2006 and released in April 2010. He also played for the Chicago Bears and Denver Broncos.
Iwuh could face charges, according to J.R. Roberts with the Houston Police Department.
"The DWI task force officer that's at the hospital will make a determination and present the case to the assistant district attorney," Roberts said.