HOUSTON -– A drunken driver slammed into a family’s minivan in north Houston early Friday, sending it into oncoming traffic, police said.
It happened on N. Shepherd Drive at W. Tidwell Road around 2 a.m., according to Houston police.
Police said a woman ran a red light and crashed into a minivan with a husband, wife, and small child inside. Both vehicles then went into opposing traffic and struck a third vehicle.
A man in the third vehicle was sent to the hospital with minor injuries.
The woman was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
Police said the family in the van was shaken up but escaped the incident unharmed.