HPD: Driver crashed car into day care

Man slams into Right Fit Day Care; no one inside building at time of crash

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HOUSTON - A driver is facing charges after police said he crashed a car into a house used as a day care.

The accident happened at the Right Fit Day Care in the 5700 block of Ricky at Martin Luther King Boulevard around 4 a.m. Saturday.

Investigators said the driver was heading south in the northbound lanes of MLK when he jumped the curb and crashed through a wall, then slammed into the day care.

Houston police said the driver, who was not the owner of the car, was likely intoxicated with some type of drugs. He now faces charges of driving while intoxicated and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

No one was inside at the time of the crash.

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