Drunk Driver Crashes into Houston Restaurant

September 7, 2022 | Michael S. Callahan
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Houston police are investigating a drunk driver after he crashed into a restaurant yesterday. The accident occurred at 14001 Westheimer at the Komchop African Restaurant, at about 9:35 p.m.

According to the Houston Police Department, the drunk driver, a 38-year-old man, was traveling the wrong way in a Toyota Corolla on Westheimer near Komchop African Restaurant at the time of the crash. Witnesses say he struck a curb, a pole, and a sign, before driving into the side of the restaurant into the restaurant’s office.

At the time of the crash, there were eight people inside of the restaurant. One person suffered injuries, due to shattered glass.

The drunk driver’s vehicle was towed from the restaurant to a Houston lot. The driver was transported to a nearby hospital, where he faces a charge for driving while intoxicated. Investigators report that the drunk driver was wanted for felony warrants.

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