HPD: Drunk driver slams into parked truck in southwest Houston

HPD: Man was highly intoxicated

Published On: Feb 12 2013 07:35:57 AM CST
HOUSTON -

A man may have been so intoxicated that he passed out behind the wheel of a car and ended up hitting a parked pickup truck in southwest Houston, police said.

The crash happened around 1 a.m. on Chetwood Drive and Dashwood Drive. Police said the driver passed out before hitting the the pickup, which then hit a van. The impact was so hard, it caused the truck's rear axle to break.

The driver was reportedly passed out when firefighters and police officers arrived on the scene.

The man was treated for minor injuries at the scene and arrested.

His name was not released.