Suspected drunken driver hits parked cars in southwest Houston

Suspected drunken driver hits parked cars in southwest Houston

Credit: KHOU

The crash happened on Chetwood Drive at Dashwood Street around 1 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Houston Police Department.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on February 12, 2013 at 10:01 AM

HOUSTON -– Police said a suspected drunken driver is in custody after he slammed into a parked pickup truck in southwest Houston, which in turn hit a parked van.

The crash happened on Chetwood Drive at Dashwood Street around 1 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Houston Police Department.

Police said the driver was speeding when he passed out or lost control, hitting the truck. The impact was so hard, it broke the vehicle’s rear axle.

He was treated for minor injuries at the scene and arrested.

No other injuries were reported.

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